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Project by MaydayWood posted 03-27-2014 06:10 PM 1728 views 18 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The core is Maple and the edges are Walnut. I made it using a few pieces of scrap I had laying around. I like the curvature but the dark center of the pieces of maple is bothering me. Does anybody have any solution to that or will it go away on its own?

Inspiration credit: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/51777





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Roger Gaborski

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#1 posted 03-27-2014 08:26 PM

Nice cutting board. Are the dark centers of the maple boards burn marks from sanding?
Roger

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deon

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#2 posted 03-27-2014 10:14 PM

looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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MaydayWood

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#3 posted 03-27-2014 10:20 PM

They aren’t burns because the marks only appeared after applying the mineral oil if I remember correctly.

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#4 posted 03-28-2014 02:04 AM

Cool design. I’m afraid the color variations just come standard with the Maple. It’s always a surprise…...looks good.

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#5 posted 03-28-2014 03:31 AM

Nice design! If you ask me, I think the dark splotches make it look even better.

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#6 posted 03-28-2014 05:00 AM

very nice.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#7 posted 03-28-2014 12:41 PM

The illusion really works. I like it.

-- HenryH - PA

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#8 posted 03-28-2014 01:02 PM

Dude, the board looks AWESOME. I don’t have any issues with the maple parts…go with it. It’s the nature of wood to have variation.

GREAT (and inspiring) work.

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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#9 posted 03-28-2014 03:41 PM

It looks awesome man!!! I’m with Rob I think the dark spots add to it!!!

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#10 posted 03-28-2014 06:00 PM

WOW! What an outstanding 3D effect!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 03-28-2014 08:31 PM

Beautiful design Great Work

-- David, Norwood Mass, xraydav@aol.com

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#12 posted 03-28-2014 10:38 PM

Awesome! Nice job. Congratulations.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#13 posted 04-02-2014 01:41 PM

Beautiful board! Like the unique shape and great wood combo. Great job!

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