lattice cutting board

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Project by hoosierhammer posted 01-20-2009 03:27 AM 7438 views 21 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After viewing the illusion created by these boards I had to try one. Wood types, ash, walnut, and mahogany.
Size approx. 12” x 18”.

-- hoosierhammer

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#1 posted 01-20-2009 03:38 AM

Very nice job.

The grain of the ash really looks like it is the best choice of woods here. I like it.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#2 posted 01-20-2009 03:52 AM

really cool.. looks great

-- making sawdust....

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#3 posted 01-20-2009 03:54 AM

Outstanding, I was thinking about making the one from the Wood-whisper using Purple Heart but this one is a bit nicer! do you have any measurements for this or a plan? I’m new to wood working.

-- Carolina Panther fan!

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#4 posted 01-20-2009 03:58 AM

That turned out very nice. Great contrasts in wood.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 01-20-2009 04:06 AM

The cutting board is vey nice. I would like to learn more about the technique used to create the pattern.

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#6 posted 01-20-2009 04:07 AM

This is really dramatic! Could you give us an outline of how you glued it up? Because there is no dividing line anywhere in the piece, it looks like it had to be glued as one giant piece, squeezed from both directions simultaneously. That must have been quite a trick.
Congrats on a beautiful piece.

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#7 posted 01-20-2009 04:17 AM

beautiful look you just don’t see anywhere. great job!

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#8 posted 01-20-2009 04:29 AM

Astonishing look. It would pain me to cut on it.

-- -Andrew

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#9 posted 01-20-2009 04:45 AM

As an extra added touch, it appears as though you cut the ash strips from the same piece and kept the grain going. Nice work of art, not a cutting board.

-- Branlon, Board Director, South Central Indiana

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#10 posted 01-20-2009 04:46 AM

Check out this posting from some time ago by Tony. It is very descriptive and should answer some of the previous questions about size and process.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#11 posted 01-20-2009 04:53 AM

Great job. The colors blend in together nicely.

-- 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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#12 posted 01-20-2009 05:06 AM

Great looking piece of artistry that can also second as a cutting board. Viva la difference.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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#13 posted 01-20-2009 05:09 AM

Very cool!

-- Just remember,it was a lone amatuer that built the ark, and a team of experts built the Titanic.

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#14 posted 01-20-2009 09:27 AM

great job

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#15 posted 01-20-2009 01:40 PM

Great work! One of the best in this style. I especially like your wood choices.

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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