Taking a break from building...

We took a break last weekend from building, and helped a friend make a beautiful gift for his musician wife.  Here is the amazing piano cutting board in progress:


This thoughtful husband was entirely hands-on for this work of art.  We were happy to assist, and the results were amazing!

This labor of love was painstaking to make, but worth it - I hope she likes it!

Here it is with a coat of food-grade finish:


It may be true that we've been hankering to use our new band-saw and this was a perfect project to break it in... or maybe we just have a big heart for romance.

Either way, it was fun to take a break from our regularly scheduled program and make something that turned out as lovely as this!