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Grade 8 Design-Constructiont- Cutting Board

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Cutting Boards- strips of 3/4" or 1" wood laminated together with polyurethane glue, then planed and sanded, finished with butcher-block oil.

Use 1/4" or 1/2" strips of walnut or padauk for accent, against a background of oak or maple

Cut a handhold- may line it with walnut as an accent

Above- Cutting board by Mystic Woodworks

detail of student work- thin strip of dyed birch laminated into mahogany

student work- maple, padauk with walnut handle


walnut and maple- 1x4 sections glued up- cut through both colors at once.



Above: Cutting Board by Davin & Kesslere http://www.davinandkesler.com/

Revised June 2015 by Jonathan Dietz, dietzj@weston.org