Inlay Cutting Boards

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Project by Matt posted 01-11-2016 02:53 AM 1515 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi All!

I made these cutting boards for a friend and her mom. She told me she had a “star” theme in her kitchen and that her mom liked roosters, so these are what I came up with!

Both boards are made from cherry, walnut, and padouk. The star and rooster were inlayed into the boards using a scroll saw and sand paper…lots and lots of sand paper! I definitely underestimated the hardness of padouk when trying to make a 3/4” piece of wood with a fairly intricate design fit into the hole! Either way I am now taking donations for a nice CNC router if anyone wants to contribute!!

The boards are finished with multiple coats of mineral oil.

Thanks for looking and God Bless!


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#1 posted 01-11-2016 03:30 AM

Nice work! I really like the concave ends on the “star” board—a nice touch.

-- ~Steve

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#2 posted 01-11-2016 01:43 PM

Really nice work.

-- Chris K

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#3 posted 01-11-2016 06:11 PM

Very impresive work. Especialy the one with peacock and sun.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 01-12-2016 05:44 PM

That rooster inlay is incredible. Thanks for sharing!

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#5 posted 01-21-2016 08:10 PM

How did you do the inlay work? Was it by CNC or by hand?? Only reason I ask is because I’m without a CNC & I would love do do an inlay with a cutting board design I have. Great work

-- Bob, Fall River, Ma

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