The cutting board is probably the nicest I've ever seen. Not only are the pieces matched to create an eye pleasing pattern, it's built like a tank, easy to pick up because of the side grooves, and with the non-slip feet it's solid as a rock. I have a Boardsmith as well and Marko's gives it a real run for it's money.
ohhhh is this why you havent posted up the new wood yet :P j/k ive just been stalking your site :P
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Well, it's more like two out of three, as Myron did some final shaping, sanding and oil finishing the saya.
Thank you, Sir, that board looks good in your kitchen.
I will add that it is made of probably the heaviest walnut (quarter-sawn or rift sawn depends who you are asking) I have ever encountered. At first I thought maybe the wood has high moisture content (even though all lumber I get is kiln dried), but after a couple of years later, it was still just as heavy, so I figured it was probably from a larger tree with a fairly dense core.
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I'm patiently waiting on my own Marko trifecta
That looks really nice Myron
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Beautiful board with no sap wood! Nice matching of color too.