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Christmas Cutting Boards

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Project by je_superfly posted 241 days ago 604 views 4 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked to make a few cutting boards for my Aunt to give as Christmas presents this year. Here are the ones I came up with for her. The first one is a design I saw on FWW. I really like how the inset woods seem to flow. Maple with walnut, maple, and lacewood strips.

The second is a smaller bread or cheese board. I picked up some curly maple and one of the boards had an interesting deposit in it. The wavy grain makes it look like a flame I think. Maple with purpleheart strips.

The last pictured is one of two end grain boards. I had just finished routing a juice groove. It was unfinished at the time and it has a slightly smaller twin sister with the same pattern not pictured. Maple, cherry, and walnut.

Thanks for checking out my work!

-- -James, Sumerville SC





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ttarr564

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#1 posted 240 days ago

Great looking boards especially the endgrain board with the juice groove. Looks great without a finish, but I bet the grain really popped when you put the finish on. Do you have a layout for ripping and gluing the blanks?

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Fishinbo

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#2 posted 237 days ago

Cool cutting boards! Great wood combo and the inlays are great accents. Well done!

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