There may be no tool in the kitchen that gets as much of a workout as a wood cutting board. It can often serve a decorative function, too, adding warmth and artisanal beauty to the room. Buying a wood cutting board is a worthy investment, but it's also a commitment--they need a little more TLC than other items.
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Take your dowel, and cut it down to 13". Using a ceramic drill bit (ours was 3/16"), drill a hole in the center of the plate. We did this while the plate was submerged in water to cut down on dust production and to keep the bit cool. Don't forget to place a sponge or other item underneath your plate to protect your sink!
Avocados--the patron saint of California, fairweather friend of toast, and blood type of Gwyneth Paltrow--are one of the world's most perfect edibles. Thanks a lot, nature! The only drawbacks: When in holy hell is this thing ripe? Why does this look like a dino egg? Why are they so expensive? And THAT PIT.