cutting board

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Project by bryano posted 10-09-2008 02:19 AM 2118 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

our old store bought cutting board was looking kind of bad, so my wife asked me to make her a new one.
the materials I used are wallnut and swedish maple salvaged from an old table. finished with wallnut oil.

-- bryano

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#1 posted 10-09-2008 02:50 AM

looks great…even better coming from salvaged materials!

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#2 posted 10-09-2008 02:51 AM

Nice job ! I’ve never seen “Swedish Maple ” before !

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#3 posted 10-09-2008 03:53 AM

Well done. I love that you recycled the wood. Thanks for posting.

-- Rusty

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#4 posted 10-09-2008 04:05 AM

Its a rare day when you find me in a lumber yard. but when I am im looking for shorts or going after the scraps in the back.
Thanks for the coments

-- bryano

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#5 posted 10-09-2008 04:08 AM

Dusty, before I found this old table made of swedish maple I had never heard of it myself, I can tell you that its the hardest wood that ive ever worked with.

-- bryano

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#6 posted 10-09-2008 04:37 AM

ery nice Bryan. A great looking board.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#7 posted 10-09-2008 05:29 AM

Nice board I like the wood combinations you used.

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#8 posted 10-09-2008 12:31 PM

That is a nice looking board. I really like the contrast between the maple and the walnut and your design and proportions looks good as well.

Good job.

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#9 posted 10-09-2008 04:59 PM

HI Bryan;

That looks great.

I half expected to read that now you have to build a kitchen table, to replace the one you cut up to get this wood. lol

Nice job.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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