Got into woodworking recently, here's a couple cutting boards I made.

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Project by BedHedNed posted 01-06-2015 12:41 AM 3884 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to try my hand at making end grain cutting boards. The first one I made (second one pictured) is hickory, turned out pretty well. I decided I’d make a fancier one (the one with the compass rose in the middle), which was made as Christmas present for my parents. It took a while to finish, I think it turned out well. It’s made from hickory, purpleheart, yellowheart, zebrawood, and maple, edges are bird’s eye maple.

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#1 posted 01-06-2015 01:03 AM

Impressive work.
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#2 posted 01-06-2015 01:41 AM

Beautiful work. Your parents will likely want to hang that on the wall as art rather than use it as a cutting board! Very nice.

-- Sam S. - Hebron, KY

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#3 posted 01-06-2015 04:00 AM

Thanks. My parents wanted a cutting board when they saw the hickory one I made. However, when they saw the one I made them they told me they didn’t want to use it as they didn’t want to put any marks on it. In the future maybe I’ll make them a plain one that they’ll actually use.

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#4 posted 01-06-2015 04:05 AM

Welcome to Ljs
Unique and cool

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#5 posted 01-06-2015 04:24 AM

Very impressive work. Welcome to LJs.

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#6 posted 01-06-2015 01:37 PM

Very nice work and design. Beautiful board and a wonderful present. Definitely top shelf material. Welcome to L.J.’s

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#7 posted 01-07-2015 01:27 AM

That is really cool….. I can’t help wondering how complicated the glue-up must have been.

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#8 posted 01-13-2015 08:30 PM

Incredible design and style as well as the choice of woods and finishing.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#9 posted 01-07-2016 02:58 AM

Beautiful! Congrats!!

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#10 posted 12-17-2017 03:31 PM

Really like the compass rose…fine work indeed!

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