Checkerboard end grain cutting board

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Project by Brad_Nailor posted 06-11-2009 at 10:35 PM 2714 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This board measures 13 1/2”x 17 1/2” x 1 1/2” thick. Solid maple and walnut, finished with mineral oil. I blogged about the design and construction here.


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#1 posted 06-11-2009 at 10:40 PM

beautiful … great photos

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#2 posted 06-11-2009 at 10:45 PM

David, what food groups do you use for the checkers? :)

Seriously, it looks great…thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#3 posted 06-11-2009 at 11:04 PM

Great look! Love the half square border!

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#4 posted 06-11-2009 at 11:15 PM

Per your first post. Would it be advisable to use a wash coat of Glue and water and sand prior to finishing with Mineral Oil so as to reduce the end grain from sucking too much oil?

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#5 posted 06-11-2009 at 11:39 PM

looks great well done

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#6 posted 06-12-2009 at 12:29 AM

very nice. I think i want to make one of these for a checker board. Awesome job!

-- Matt, Arizona

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#7 posted 06-12-2009 at 08:21 PM

Excellent work. I like the colour very much!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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