Basket weave Cutting Board

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Project by standfir posted 01-12-2011 06:04 PM 10684 views 17 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got this idea from Duckarrowtypes. Made it for my wife for christmas. She was a bit nervouse to use it. In the end she did, and she loves it! Worked out great, just had to pay particular attention to sizing. Glue up took about an hr. the final size is 13×20. Woods are; figured maple, bloodwood, and black walnut. I wanted the black walnut to give it that added depth, and I think it worked great. Fun project, next I want to try the wavy lined cutting boards I see on the site. I’ll be asking ?’s on that one :-)

-- If you build it, they will come

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#1 posted 01-12-2011 06:12 PM

That is beautiful. I love your choice of wood

Thanks for sharing


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#2 posted 01-12-2011 06:30 PM

Nice Board !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#3 posted 01-12-2011 06:40 PM

Great board! I have always like these type of boards.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 01-12-2011 06:41 PM

Wow, that is a really nice board. Congrats. From the photo, it looks like you did just fine on the glue up. Great wood selection as well.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#5 posted 01-12-2011 07:01 PM

That is absolutely beautiful. Great idea and execution. I would certainly be proud of that one.

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#6 posted 01-12-2011 07:01 PM

Beautiful job. One of the most attractive cutting boards I’ve seen.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#7 posted 01-12-2011 07:05 PM

This is one beautiful cutting board! Fantastic job!
You sure succeded in getting “depth” by using the black walnut, great choice of wood combinations.

Welcome to LJ’s and look forward to seeing more of your projects!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#8 posted 01-12-2011 07:27 PM

Looks awesome….just one more board I have to try to make.

-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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#9 posted 01-12-2011 07:39 PM

Smart looking cutting board, the colors in it are a knockout. My wife is the same as yours, she never wants to mark up the cutting boards I’ve made for her.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#10 posted 01-12-2011 07:43 PM

You’re right, the black walnut gives it depth and the figured maple gives it the eye catching POP factor. WELL DONE. Can’t wait to see the wavy pattern.

-- Jim Roberts, Port Orchard Washington

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#11 posted 01-12-2011 07:59 PM

Although many of us have made this type of woven board here, you just nailed it.
The proportions and wood selection are top notch. I really like it.

Good job, and welcome.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#12 posted 01-12-2011 08:35 PM

Nice Board, puts mine to shame

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#13 posted 01-12-2011 08:37 PM

Thank you all for the wonderful comments! This was a great little project

-- If you build it, they will come

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#14 posted 03-24-2011 10:26 PM

Sorry I missed this first time round… I tend to miss a lot these days with so many members.. well done.. I agree with SPalm.. you have nailed it…

-- Be safe.

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#15 posted 05-19-2011 06:52 PM

Dude, this board is a knockout! GREAT choice of woods and design. Thanks for sharing.

-- Skip from Batavia, purveyor of fine and exotic sawdust & chips.

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