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End Grain Cutting Board

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Project by John posted 08-04-2014 01:16 AM 1260 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know more than a few of these get posted on here, but this is my first attempt. I think it turned out pretty well, and I realized that the end grain boards are A LOT more work. :)

Maple and cherry and finished with mineral oil and beeswax. Thanks for looking.

-- I measured once, cut twice, and its still too short...





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firefighterontheside

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#1 posted 08-04-2014 01:31 AM

The more the merrier John. It’s a nice project to learn some things about glue ups and they’re fun to make. Yours looks great.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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Mr M's Woodshop

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#2 posted 08-04-2014 02:21 AM

Welcome to the club!

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

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John

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#3 posted 08-04-2014 03:03 AM

The club is right. Making a cutting board is fun, quick, and satisfying. I doubt this will be my last.

-- I measured once, cut twice, and its still too short...

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JeremyT21

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#4 posted 08-04-2014 05:04 AM

Looks good. Still working on my first, but it has been fun. I found the initial glue up to be a bit tedious. Even with the cauls, things still didn’t line up perfectly. I had to put together a planing jig for my router to get everything flat. Next time i will account for the loss of thickness.

-- www.rockytoptimber.com

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JoeinDE

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#5 posted 08-04-2014 01:35 PM

Well done one your first end-grain. Be careful, these things are additive. :-)

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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#6 posted 08-05-2014 09:35 AM

Nice job welcome to the club

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

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