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A new cutting board model for me #7535171 06/15/19 04:35 AM
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Walnut and mesquite with maple and mahogany diagonal accents. Wrapped in birdseye maple. Bevel cut on the bottom to help with picking it up.

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Re: A new cutting board model for me [Re: jdk1985] #7535215 06/15/19 11:46 AM
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Very nice. up


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Re: A new cutting board model for me [Re: jdk1985] #7535285 06/15/19 01:47 PM
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Beautiful, love the Birds Eye.

Re: A new cutting board model for me [Re: jdk1985] #7535287 06/15/19 01:48 PM
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Very nice. Miter those corners so you don't interrupt the look with end grain.


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Originally Posted by flintknapper
Very nice. Miter those corners so you don't interrupt the look with end grain.

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Re: A new cutting board model for me [Re: jdk1985] #7535304 06/15/19 02:24 PM
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Re: A new cutting board model for me [Re: flintknapper] #7535325 06/15/19 02:58 PM
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Originally Posted by flintknapper
Very nice. Miter those corners so you don't interrupt the look with end grain.



Thanks for posting; The end grain sections don't personally bother me much, but I do hear your point, and everyone has certain tastes. I've got a few on the schedule coming up that will be mitered with spline accents, which will be fun projects.

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looking good, I like the bevel on the bottom that's a neat idea.

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Originally Posted by wburke2010
looking good, I like the bevel on the bottom that's a neat idea.



X2...nice work as always.... up


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Re: A new cutting board model for me [Re: jdk1985] #7535429 06/15/19 06:28 PM
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Originally Posted by jdk1985
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Very nice. Miter those corners so you don't interrupt the look with end grain.



Thanks for posting; The end grain sections don't personally bother me much, but I do hear your point, and everyone has certain tastes. I've got a few on the schedule coming up that will be mitered with spline accents, which will be fun projects.


Yeah, but it will look SO good and the extra effort will be appreciated by those who have an eye for it. Price them accordingly. Great work.


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Thank you

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looking good, I like the bevel on the bottom that's a neat idea.



X2...nice work as always.... up

Re: A new cutting board model for me [Re: jdk1985] #7536286 06/17/19 03:54 AM
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The end grain doesn't bother me. I like a cutting board that is all end grain.
The bevel is a nice touch.
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Originally Posted by Simple Searcher
The end grain doesn't bother me. :


It doesn't trouble me either really...and with most solid woods it wouldn't look any different. But when you use Birdseye Maple the purpose is to show off the 'pattern'.

Why interrupt that pattern abruptly by using a butt joint and exposing the end grain?

It's not bad, I'm not saying that. But a mitered joint there (with that particular wood) would be outstanding. I like the beveled bottom too, excellent idea.


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Re: A new cutting board model for me [Re: flintknapper] #7536872 06/18/19 12:44 AM
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The end grain doesn't bother me. :


It doesn't trouble me either really...and with most solid woods it wouldn't look any different. But when you use Birdseye Maple the purpose is to show off the 'pattern'.

Why interrupt that pattern abruptly by using a butt joint and exposing the end grain?

It's not bad, I'm not saying that. But a mitered joint there (with that particular wood) would be outstanding. I like the beveled bottom too, excellent idea.

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Thanks all for the comments, both praises and constructive critiques.

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