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Check out This Amazing Optical Illusion Cutting Board

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Written by Paul Strauss | February 2, 2016

I’ve always been enamored of end-grain wooden cutting boards that are made of cubes of wood. They just look really great, and it’s clear that a ton of labor went into their creation. This particular cutting board is especially impressive, using its blocks to form a 3D depth illusion.


The board was created by Andrei Muntian of MTM Wood using a carefully arranged series of wood strips, cut into alternating blocks of maple and walnut wood. He first mapped out the image as a model in SketchUp, then used those drawings to help produce the real thing. Check out the fascinating video below to see how he made it:

Drop on over to Instructables for the full build log – which you are unlikely to be able to replicate yourself – then head on over to Andrei’s website and check out his other cool creations you can actually purchase.