Cutting Boards or Kitchen Art?

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Project by mustanger posted 12-13-2018 12:02 PM 948 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Why would anybody make a cutting board that is too pretty to cut on? Because, we can!! Christmas is a time to be creative. Working on a few end grained boards that I’ll post in a couple of days.

-- Third Armored Division - Spearhead

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#1 posted 12-13-2018 12:29 PM

Some snazzy looking face grain boards there. I like that pair on the last picture.

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#2 posted 12-13-2018 01:43 PM

Great looking work. First and last are my favorites.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#3 posted 12-13-2018 02:52 PM

nothing wrong with a beautiful cutting board,problem is people wont use em because they look too nice.i made a bunch a couple years ago and nobody wanted to cut on them! nice job on these,i like the second and last pair.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#4 posted 12-13-2018 05:36 PM

WOW what a gorgeous bunch!

I make my cutting boards and shop mallets—just a little on the ugly side—that way they do get actually used!

Well my mallets are REALLY UGLY—so I do NOT CARE if I ruin them. I will just make more ugly ones to replace them.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#5 posted 12-13-2018 07:15 PM

I like to refer to it as ‘functional art’.

And make sure you tell folks that cutting boards have two sides. The ‘show off’ side and the ‘use it for what it was made for’ side.

Great collection – BTW!

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#6 posted 12-13-2018 11:47 PM

Those are real beauties!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 12-14-2018 12:21 PM

I really like the first board. What are the overall dimensions? Also, what wood species?

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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