Checkerboard end grain cutting board

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Project by Brad_Nailor posted 06-12-2009 05:35 AM 3895 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 06-12-2009 05:40 AM

beautiful … great photos

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#2 posted 06-12-2009 05:45 AM

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

Seriously, it looks great…thanks for posting it.

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#3 posted 06-12-2009 06:04 AM

Great look! Love the half square border!

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#4 posted 06-12-2009 06:15 AM

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 06-12-2009 06:39 AM

looks great well done

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#6 posted 06-12-2009 07:29 AM

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

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#7 posted 06-13-2009 03:21 AM

Excellent work. I like the colour very much!

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