The bottom, beveled on all bottom edges to add a raised area for easily
picking up the board. Also a clear 1/8" x 1/2" cabinet door bumper in
each corner recessed 3/64"
The business side. Precipitants will be responsible for adding the
oil/finish of choice.
Thoughts before I add the finishing touches to the remaining 5? ;~)
Nice work. Once oiled it will look even better
May I make a suggestion? On the back, route a groove between inlays.
It could then double as a game to roll frozen peas around and stay on a
certain path. You could race peas and blueberries.
My only added thought is I think that round corners maybe more durable
than square corners.
The oval cutting board I made 35 years ago still sees daily use. It's
not as fancy as yours, of course--just the "high school classic".
You're going to allow people to *cut* things on that????
My I live long enough and learn fast enough to be as nonchalant about
work like that. If I built those I wouldn't let anything sharper than a
spoon get near it.
Can I assume you (repeatedly) cut curves and clamped and glued thin
strips in-between the mating parts? And who (or what) are these
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I made some fancy boards a few years back. Of the four I gave as gifts,
only one has seen real work. The others are displayed in the kitchen,
but the recipients think they are too nice to use. Use them already!
That is why I made them.
On 12/20/2014 5:29 PM, Sonny wrote:
> My thoughts certainly can't improve on YOUR work! It's not just a
> cutting board, but a nice piece of elegant kitchen furniture.
On 12/21/2014 9:21 AM, Greg Guarino wrote:
We got one last night, as a Christmas present from Leon.
Yep, we suck!
Let me tell you, the photos do not do it justice. The details are crisp
and beautifully executed. One of those pieces of woodworking excellence
that to just touch is an absolute delight.
This ain't no cutting board, it's a museum piece. If this one gets used
as a cutting board it will be with a one of these (temporarily) to
'Bout the only word that does it justice is "elegant".
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