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End grain cutting boards

03-29-2015 01:11 PM by Farrout | 5 comments »

I’ve recently started making end grain cutting boards.My first board was made of 3/4” cherry I salvaged from an old dinning table. I found three leaves at a flea market and cut them into 3/4×3/4 squares and started the glue up.The results were not bad. I learned a lot from that project. Next I got some live oak that had been cut down on my property.The trees had been cut down more than a year ago.I made 1×1 x 24 boards from that and again did the glue up. After I had formed the final glue up and started finishing the surface, the board started warping.I’m using Titebond II for the glue. The warp is bad enough that I don’t see any way to save the...

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