Weekend Project The Gift That Keeps On Giving
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Cutting Boards Photos by Mark Salusbury Both decorative and functional, a bread board, serving board or cutting board is a wonderful way to show your skills and make someone very happy.Each time it is used it will bring a smile and a warm feeling to the user.
Boards can be as simple or as decorative as you wish and sized to suit the intended function or the needs of the lucky user.When determining the overall size of the board you are going to make, there are no hard rules.
As long as the board works well, looks unique, is solidly made and is nice to use and handle, you really can't go wrong.When choosing woods, hardwoods both look good and last longest.They are also available in the broadest range of colours to create stunning designs.
Maple is a great place to start.Maple strips can be alternated with black walnut or cherry strips and/or veneers to create boards with a domestic flare.For some 'exotic' pizzazz, maple can be mixed with exotic hardwoods such as padauk, pau amarello, bubinga, imbuya, sapele, bloodwood, purpleheart and others in either solid stock or veneers.
I start the creative process with a quick line sketch,...