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Ribbons in Cutting Boards

07-27-2014 02:52 PM by prospector45 | 8 comments »

Several years ago I saw this ribbon design at segmenting.biz/inlayexample. I started by selecting the body of the design. In this case, padauk, yellow heart, aand hickory for three boards. Then I laminated the “ribbons” Then I cut 2” holes in the boards that make up the body of the design. The problem for a flat boarder(cutting board) was how to create the plugs without a center hole. The first idea was wood turning but this would require a massive square of exotic wood. I also did not want to have any endgrain in the design. The major factor why turning was rejected, turning and I do not get along. It requires therapy and the therapy is way too expensive. Patro...

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