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Quilt gift for my brother

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Project by InsideTheBox posted 03-13-2014 07:13 PM 862 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I was inspired by a local woodworking artist/friend who made a “quilt” cutting board for his wife. I’m also inspired by Steve’s amazing 3D boards but I wasn’t brave enough to try them… yet. My equipment is small and very limiting so this is my second cutting board ever – the first was done 25 years ago in one of my first woodworking classes. This recent effort is me getting back on the horse, so to speak.
I used black walnut, maple, mahogany and bay laurel for the large squares, and for the multi-squares I used the same but also added cherry, and apple from last year’s back yard trimmings. I think it was apple… It might have been nectarine. Once we cut those limbs and they sit around drying for a year, I kinda lose track of which is which.

-- There's no such thing as a mistake; only a quick change of plans.





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steve_in_ohio

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#1 posted 03-14-2014 12:09 AM

wow, that is beautiful, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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lanwater

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#2 posted 03-14-2014 04:06 AM

Very nice.

You did well.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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NedB

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#3 posted 03-14-2014 04:16 AM

Handsome, well done!

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1 http://nedswoodshop.blogspot.com

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#4 posted 03-14-2014 02:02 PM

My wife is a quilter. She would love that, so I am not going to show it to her! Very well done. I’ll keep this idea in my hip pocket and surprise her one of these days.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#5 posted 03-20-2014 02:36 PM

Lovely cutting board! Cool quilt design and love the wood colors. Great job!

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