Yes, I did a cutting board too.

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Project by nayo posted 01-11-2014 01:30 PM 2165 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i finally did a cutting board!, well i have done before but not in this style.
this was made for my Mom. its made out of leftover wedges of mahogany. it has a frame around just in case.
the gluing was a bit difficult as this are wedges and i dont have enough clamps, so i have to do with a spanish windlass to get it done. mind you, there were some gaps that i could not fit properly, so some putty had to do it.
now my Mom says its too pretty to use it as a chopping board! go figures.

here are more photos of the build:

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Scott Oldre

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#1 posted 01-11-2014 01:32 PM

Whatever it takes to get the job done, and it appears you done this one right. Nice looking board.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#2 posted 01-11-2014 01:36 PM

That’s one way to clamp it all together. Nice board

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#3 posted 01-11-2014 02:34 PM

Beautiful grain…your mother will put the cutting board to good use. Great job

-- Patrick

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#4 posted 01-11-2014 03:59 PM

Good job thanks for sharing

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 01-11-2014 04:39 PM

Great job. I also appreciate you showing the process. It shows great work requires great imagination as much as tools.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 01-12-2014 12:04 AM

That’s awesome, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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Patrick's work shop

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#7 posted 01-12-2014 04:34 AM

Yaaaaaah you did. That’s a good looking board. I am working on one hope to be done soon.
What did you coat it with?

-- Patrick's work shop

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#8 posted 01-12-2014 05:59 AM

Cool cutting board. In all honesty you did better than me given what you have.
If I have to use your tools, I will fail miserably.

well done!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Joe Weaver

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#9 posted 01-12-2014 01:39 PM

it looks great

-- Joe, Ga

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#10 posted 01-14-2014 03:07 AM

Very nice, so thats a neat way of doing that.

-- As a tool fool, and an accumulator of stuff, I'm still working on my organizational skills.

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