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Cutting Board Innovation???

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Project by wunderaa posted 03-24-2014 01:40 AM 3854 views 24 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maybe a little different take on the cutting board here because this one comes with a base. The idea here is that if you’re cutting chicken or meat, until you clean the surface off thoroughly, you are sort of stuck. With the base, you can wipe off the surface then flip the board over and have a new surface to work from…or so the idea goes.

Board is made from wenge, purpleheart, maple, ash, walnut and mahogany and is 13×19x2”. Base is walnut with curly maple splines. Base has rubber feet and a rubber gasket for the cutting board to rest on.

What do you think of this concept?

Enjoy!





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#1 posted 03-24-2014 01:46 AM

Beautiful Board.

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#2 posted 03-24-2014 01:49 AM

Love it!

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#3 posted 03-24-2014 02:07 AM

not a bad idea but both look good either way

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#4 posted 03-24-2014 02:19 AM

Looks like a much better approach to catching drippings.
That and a great looking execution of the idea!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#5 posted 03-24-2014 02:24 AM

Beautiful wood combinations !

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#6 posted 03-24-2014 02:52 AM

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

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#7 posted 03-24-2014 03:19 AM

Awesome idea, but I would NEVER cut meat on wood unless I dedicated one side to fruits/ veggies and the other side for meat. Scrub the meat side rigorously and vigorously with salt and lemon juice. It is a cool idea, though.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#8 posted 03-24-2014 03:48 AM

Hey Josh, check out this link from the University of California regarding the safety of wooden boards:
http://faculty.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/faculty/docliver/Research/cuttingboard.htm

Great looking cutting board.

-- James

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tool248

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#9 posted 03-24-2014 04:07 AM

Great article JADobson. It kind of goes against the grain of what the typical advice is (that a wood cutting board is bad and a plastic one is good).

Great looking cutting board, but I would have to agree with josh about dedicating one side to meat and one side to fruits/veggies.

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#10 posted 03-24-2014 04:47 AM

great design and color combination, awesome..

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#11 posted 03-24-2014 05:50 AM

Very nice.
Here is a link to a similar one I made a while back.
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/74449

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#12 posted 03-24-2014 07:41 AM

Looks good. Great idea.

-- jroot

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#13 posted 03-24-2014 08:48 AM

Very Nice!

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#14 posted 03-24-2014 10:23 AM

Did the same thing 7 years ago, only in a larger size.

-- David www.TheBoardSMITH.com

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#15 posted 03-24-2014 10:47 AM

Not so innovative when others beat you to it years ago. Thanks for the responses, everyone!

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