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When you watch the video you will see all the basic steps required to make a classic style end grain cutting board.
The cutting board in this photo I lifted from the world wide web is an excellent example of a multi-wood board. I especially like the inclusion of Purple Heart with the maple, walnut and other woods. Something to remember when using Purple Heart, the colour fades over time. If the cutting board is intended for regular use the Purple Heart will lose its "bling factor" fairly quickly.
If you are planning on getting into serious production of cutting boards I suggest a tool like this: