Mesquite end grain counter top chop block.

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Project by BlueStingrayBoots posted 08-04-2015 06:40 PM 1572 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mesquite end grain counter top chop block.

35.25” x 17.25” x 2.5”

I went through 2 and a half huge slabs to finish up with this piece. Tight bond II glue, mineral oil soaking then a mix of beeswax and oil to finish the seal. My drum sander robots helps out plenty!

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John Stegall

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#1 posted 08-04-2015 09:14 PM

Good looking use of mesquite. One of these days I am going to come up with a way to safely allow me to use it again. Even cutting it by hand sets off my allergies.
Question, do you find TB II holds up in a kitchen environment? I went through a bottle of 3 and 2 is easier to use for me at least.

-- jstegall

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#2 posted 08-05-2015 06:37 AM

Thanks John. TBII has worked so far. I haven’t used the other two.

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#3 posted 08-05-2015 08:29 AM

I use III only on cutting boards being its water proof vrs II being water resistant. I theory your not suppose to get end grain boards real wet so II should work.
Nice board and flow, boy thats alot of feet on the bottom.

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

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