Black Cherry and Curly Maple Cutting Board

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Project by Mattyb22 posted 06-18-2011 02:58 PM 2754 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was my very first project, well, since I took an eighth grade shop class about 20 years ago. It’s all end grain, except for the curly maple. To “lock” the curly maple in place I used dowels all around it. So far it’s held up pretty decent, although it is a heavy one. All comments welcome and thanks for looking!

-- Matt, Boca Raton, Florida, "I excel at making sawdust!"

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#1 posted 06-18-2011 03:09 PM

That’s too pretty to cut on. Love the maple.

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn

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#2 posted 06-18-2011 03:34 PM

Welcome to LJ and that is a great looking board

-- Joe, Ga

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#3 posted 06-18-2011 03:46 PM

Very nice! A wonderful way to showcase that maple!

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#4 posted 06-18-2011 05:30 PM

Well done!

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

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#5 posted 06-19-2011 01:08 AM

I agree that maple is really Pretty

-- Ev in Framingham, MA

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#6 posted 02-19-2012 07:35 PM

Good job Matt

Couple questions you say it is heavy …. what are the dimensions
And you really made the maple POP what finiish did you used\

Again Nice job….

-- "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." Thomas Jefferson

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