He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

Kitchen renovations can be one of the most expensive parts of improving and upgrading a home. My parents have redone their kitchen a few times in the time they have lived in their house. Each time it’s done they swear they will never do it again. It is a big hassle not having the use of some of your modern-day pieces of technology such as a microwave and an oven. The cost of renovating a kitchen can also be extremely high. People who don’t have the money to do a complete kitchen remodel may be looking for more cost-effective ways to liven up the decor in one of the most used rooms in a home. When it comes to bringing more style and aesthetic appeal to a kitchen, most people wouldn’t give a simple cutting board a second thought. I mean really, what can a cutting board do to liven up a kitchen? I would have had the same question, until I saw what this guy did with just three types of wood and some good old-fashioned elbow grease. This is seriously amazing.

He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

Master woodworker Andrei Muntian wanted to show that you don’t need a complete rebuild of your kitchen to add a whole lot of character. He started out with three types of wood: Maple, Padauk and Walnut.

He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

The boards were then all cut into thick strips.

He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

He then marked each board for more cutting.

He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

Using the marks he just made, he then cut the strips even thinner. This would be a very tedious process.

He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

The thin strips were then stacked next to each other.

He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

He then marked each individual piece of wood so he would know what order to put them in again.

He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

He then laid them in the correct order again to get them ready for gluing.

He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

After a layer of wood glue, it was ready to go.

He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

The wood strips were then clamped together and left to sit and dry.

He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

After the glue was settled and dry, it was time for the next step.

He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

He then took the glued together wood and cut it into even more strips. 

He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

The new strips of the glued together wood were then laid in a checkerboard style arrangement.

He Started Cutting Wood Strips. When He Finished? Awesome!

This GIF shows how the new strips of wood were organized to get this new pattern.

Check Out The Video Of The Project To See The Finished 3D Cutting Board!

This is something I would be showing off to everyone that came into my home. Making something like this with your own hands would be such a rewarding feeling. Not only would you have created something beautiful, but it also has a purpose and function in your house. I just don’t know if I could bring myself to use this 3D cutting board. It’s almost too beautiful.

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