Cutting board and French Rolling Pin

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Project by davidmackv posted 01-14-2014 09:02 PM 2021 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This cutting board is made of walnut, maple and cherry. The rolling pin is the first one I have ever tried to turn. It was just for practice. It didn’t come out to bad, but it has some uneven spots here and there, but it was a great learning tool. It was turned out of a piece of firewood I had laying in the backyard.

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#1 posted 01-14-2014 09:10 PM

it’s amazing that a piece of firewood can be so much fun and educational. The cutting board has stunning wood choices.

-- Dan Wilson - Red Wing, MN

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#2 posted 01-14-2014 09:39 PM

Thank you. It is nice for someone to notice that I actually chose the wood by grain and look and put them together instead of just throwing some wood together. I have found the average person who is not a woodworker does not notice the fact we go through the trouble to select each piece of wood in our projects.

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#3 posted 01-15-2014 03:49 AM

Great save from the burn pile!!

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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#4 posted 01-15-2014 04:42 AM

Nice! Love the colors in that cutting board!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 01-20-2014 02:16 PM

Both pieces look great and have very nice grains, colors and figures. The rolling pin came really pretty. Great job!

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