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Maple & walnut end grain cutting boards

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Project by German_in_Ohio posted 90 days ago 1320 views 16 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a dozen end grain cutting boards a few months ago. Maple and walnut lumber, finished with mineral oil.
Thanks to my stroke sander, sanding these cutting boards from the rough stage (with glue all over it) to 150 grit takes only about 10-15 minutes each.

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Gixxerjoe04

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#1 posted 90 days ago

Good looking cutting boards, how long does it take you to make one of those? Looks time consuming

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#2 posted 90 days ago

Nice boards.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 90 days ago

Very Very Nice, Crisp lines and detail…. Lots of work involved for sure…..

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#4 posted 89 days ago

Those are beautiful! Thanks for posting

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#5 posted 89 days ago

Just curious… What’s a stroke sander?

-- Dale

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German_in_Ohio

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#6 posted 89 days ago

http://woodworker.com/fullpres.asp?PARTNUM=805-874&LARGEVIEW=ON

Thanks. Making the prototypes took forever, but then I streamlined the process, built jigs (I like jigs!), and decided to build 10 or 12 at the same time. That brings the labor down quite a bit.

I bought the stroke sander used a few years back. I think I paid $500 for it and I also bought some sanding belts for $250.

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SPalm

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#7 posted 89 days ago

Very nice and clean.
Sweet looking timber too.

Good job,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#8 posted 89 days ago

Really nice stuff here. You got those tolerances figured out, they look perfect.

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#9 posted 89 days ago

Very nice, love the weavy pattern.

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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#10 posted 89 days ago

WOW! That is beautiful! Very well done!

-- Ken

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#11 posted 89 days ago

Great design and nicely done.

-- - You begin thinking less, and feeling more.

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#12 posted 89 days ago

Very well done. Nice pattern : )

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#13 posted 87 days ago

Very cool design, wish I had the patients for doing that kind of work.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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