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End Grain Cutting Board LJ Class 006 #14: Rub me with oil!

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Blog entry by degoose posted 07-06-2011 at 11:20 AM 6050 reads 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 13: I got caught up in the moment... Part 14 of End Grain Cutting Board LJ Class 006 series Part 15: Thus endeth the lesson. »

After sanding the boards to 320 grit on the Random Orbital Sander, I used 1200 grit to burnish the tops only… then it was just a matter of rubbing heaps of Mineral Oil [liquid Paraffin oil] into the boards…and buffing off the excess… this procedure will be repeated every 24 hours..once I get back from Adelaide…

And then just one more finishing touch… next week…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...



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Sam Shakouri

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#1 posted 07-06-2011 at 01:15 PM

What a great transformation! Thanks for sharing and have a good time in Adelaide.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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Woodwrecker

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#2 posted 07-06-2011 at 05:30 PM

I must say mate that the board certainly comes alive with that finish applied!
(But it was difficult to watch as I danced around the shop to the music on the sound track!)

Your woodworking talent speaks for itself, but your video production progress has gotten better & better from the first ones.

Remember to bring some extra money with you to Adelaide for bond….just in case :)

-- Having fun...Eric

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 07-06-2011 at 06:53 PM

It sure is NICE when you POP the grain like that… Isn’t?!

One of the great payoffs in woodworking!

Very nice, Larry… Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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rrdesigns

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#4 posted 07-07-2011 at 12:19 AM

Seductive! Thanks Larry.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#5 posted 07-07-2011 at 01:59 AM

Very nice!! Love the music!!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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lanwater

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#6 posted 07-07-2011 at 07:11 AM

It’s looking good Larry. Oil does wonders.
The video is great and the music as well.

Have a nice trip.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 07-08-2011 at 02:14 AM

Thanks fo the headsup Larry.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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studie

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#8 posted 07-08-2011 at 03:41 AM

My favorite part of wood working, The first coat. Wow factor x 3000 = fall over!! Many projects need only to be sanded to #180 or so but with these sweet hardwoods sand em down! I started out finishing using tung oil, wet sanding every coat with more tung or teak oil. That first coat tho,,,, Thanks for the movie, everyone should see this! Why do I get happy when I see Grumpy???

-- $tudie

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spunwood

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#9 posted 07-08-2011 at 05:22 AM

How many coats do these get?

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#10 posted 07-10-2011 at 05:56 PM

Very cool! Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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