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Project by doakster posted 201 days ago 961 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished this board tonight. I made it for my mother for Christmas. The blocks are maple, walnut, and cherry. The boarder is padauk. The board measures 16 1/4” X 10 1/2” X 1 1/2”.

The blocks didn’t line up quite as well as I wanted, but overall, its not too bad.

I sanded it to 400 grit and oiled it with mineral oil.

The first picture is the board after oiling. The second one is just before oiling. The third is when the boarder was being glued on. That padauk really makes a mess in the shop! Everything was already purple from my last cutting board, and now it has a layer of orange on top.

-- If it ain't broke, you're not trying. - Red Green





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majuvla

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#1 posted 201 days ago

Outstanding board,especialy with this padouk frame.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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deon

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#2 posted 201 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Sanding2day

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#3 posted 201 days ago

Fantastic!!! Great work, have always liked the 3d tumbler boards but you have taken it to a new level with the border… Sure mother will be thrilled! Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 201 days ago

Great job. I always love these.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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kdc68

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#5 posted 200 days ago

Making the extra mess in your shop using the paduak was well worth it. Looks awesome and your mother will love it. Excellent work

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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Scott Shea

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#6 posted 200 days ago

Terrific! I cannot see where the misalignment is, I think it looks great! I have to try building one of these.

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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FiremanJim

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#7 posted 198 days ago

Great looking cutting board. I am a huge M.C. Escher fan and this is right up alley.

Jim

-- "Creating sawdust since 1979"

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Surfside

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#8 posted 198 days ago

You did a great job on the pattern! The 3D effect is totally fantastic! Very pleasing.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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