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Project by MaydayWood posted 118 days ago 1137 views 15 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 118 days ago

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

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.gaborski.com

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deon

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#2 posted 118 days ago

looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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MaydayWood

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#3 posted 118 days ago

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

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JL7

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#4 posted 118 days ago

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

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Rob

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#5 posted 118 days ago

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

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lanwater

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#6 posted 117 days ago

very nice.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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HenryH

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#7 posted 117 days ago

The illusion really works. I like it.

-- HenryH - PA

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BigMig

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#8 posted 117 days ago

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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oklahomaben

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#9 posted 117 days ago

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

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majuvla

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#10 posted 117 days ago

WOW! What an outstanding 3D effect!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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xraydav

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#11 posted 117 days ago

Beautiful design Great Work

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

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GerardoArg1

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#12 posted 117 days ago

Awesome! Nice job. Congratulations.

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

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Fishinbo

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#13 posted 112 days ago

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

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