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Maple and Padauk End Grain Cutting Board

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Project by RoadHogg posted 46 days ago 636 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at a cutting board. I had some time on my hands while I waited on supplies for my coffee table project and I’d seen so many of these cutting boards online that I decided to throw one together. I had no idea how time consuming these things are! I used what I had on hand, I had to laminate the padauk together to get a thicker board and the maple I had was spalted inside so the board has a little more colour than most. I finished it with the salad bowl and cutting board finish from Lee Valley…as I understand, it’s basically bee’s wax and mineral oil.

In the time since I made this board, it’s gotten a lot of sun in our kitchen. The Padauk has toned down to a very deep purple. The Maple is also a deeper tone. This is shown in picture 3.

-- "The difference between school and real life is that in real life the tests come first, and then the lessons" -- Robert Lang, Editor Popular Woodworking





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Mark Kornell

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#1 posted 46 days ago

Nice job, Brad.

The spalting has an interesting effect – makes it look like the padauk is bleeding color into the maple.

-- Mark Kornell, Kornell Wood Design

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Steve Kreins

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#2 posted 46 days ago

Great job!

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!

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steve_in_ohio

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#3 posted 46 days ago

very cool, great job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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hotncold

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#4 posted 46 days ago

Love the colors. I don’t think I’ve seen anything like this before on LJ. Very NICE!

-- Dennie - Tennessee - Every Pro was once an Amateur. Every Expert was once a Beginner. So dream Big and start Now!

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Henry Mowry

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#5 posted 45 days ago

Good job. The padauk is such a nice contrast to the maple.

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 45 days ago

Very nice combination. Looks great.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Joe Weaver

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#7 posted 1 day ago

very nice job

-- Joe, Ga

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