Mahogany Cutting Board

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Project by J. Curtis Goforth posted 192 days ago 660 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A less than dramatic cutting board for the wife. However, it is made from mahogany that would have been discarded. It was given to me by someone who had leftover pieces of mahogany from one of those display things in a high-end grocery store. I also did a woodburning detail to the top right corner of the cutting board of an old tree (picture 2). This project is by no means anything dramatic, but I have been uber-productive in the garage lately, so I thought I’d post it just because. I would have made it a little thicker, but my wife wanted it this thickness so she wins out. It is finished just with mineral oil and was sanded to 220 grit. It feels good to make some space on the counter in the garage! Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 190 days ago

Very nice, love the color. always good to keep the wife on your side.

-- If no one will ever see it, all the more reason to make it right

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#2 posted 185 days ago

It looks good, like the mahogany and the tree is a cool detail. Great job!

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#3 posted 153 days ago

Lovely work. Simplicity can be bliss!

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA,

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