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Cutting Boards with Birdseye Maple

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    Finished my cutting boards, made 2 with breadboard ends and 1 as Paul has shown in his recent Christmas Projects video.

    The joinery on the breadboards isn’t as tight as i would have liked but there was a definite improvement from the first to the second. Overall i’m happy with the results but i think i’ll be staying away from birdseye maple til I improve my skills some more … this stuff was very difficult to work with as the grain around the eyes ran in all directions.

    Here are some pics.

    New Brunswick, Canada


    Wow that is some fantastic grain and great lookin boards!!! I imagine you must have had quite the workout with that grain. I think you should be very happy with those!!!

    Ontario, Canada

    Greg Merritt

    Beautiful cutting boards. We’ll done Barry.


    They look great real nice work Barry


    Thanks Greg, Ken and Brian. Yes Brian, quite the workout and LOTS of scraping (have i mentioned i love my #80).

    New Brunswick, Canada

    Nick dunbar

    Hey Barry, I’m just having a look to find out what is POISONOUS in the breadboard stakes.
    Yours are BEAUTIFUL. Lovely wood.If had gave me one of those i’d be delighted.
    I gave my little niece my first attempt at Paul’s Shaker candlebox for an (early ) Christmas present. Her mum and co. thought it was the best thing since sliced bread.You’re looking at it with a critical eye so the next will be better. It’s a work of art- really


    Those are beautiful!

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