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Project by Tony posted 1843 days ago 2106 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When i was showed a co-worker one of my first cutting boards they asked me if i would custom make them. they asked for 2 and them to be different, i used walnut, brazilian cherry, and maple for both. i just rearranged the order

-- The Olson workshop





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scrappy

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#1 posted 1843 days ago

Nice boards. Great choice of woods. Allways nice to be appreciated for your work by others when they see it.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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RS Woodworks

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#2 posted 1843 days ago

Nice boards, that jatoba is sure a hard wood isn’t it?
What finish did you use?

Ryan

-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1843 days ago

Good job Tony

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cabinetmaster

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#4 posted 1843 days ago

Good looking boards. Really look good and appreciated whaen others want you to make one for them.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Karson

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#5 posted 1843 days ago

Very nice boards

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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degoose

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#6 posted 1843 days ago

Sweet!

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kenn

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#7 posted 1843 days ago

Just wondering about some dimensions, how long were your boards before you crosscut and what did that yiels for final board size? thanks for the help.

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moshel

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#8 posted 1843 days ago

very good boards!

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bowyer

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#9 posted 1843 days ago

Very nice

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childress

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#10 posted 1841 days ago

I like the design, very cool. I sure hope you used more clamps than what is in the pic, if not, they will more than likely fall apart.

-- Childress Woodworks

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noblevfd

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#11 posted 1841 days ago

I am a novice woodworker and want to thank you for the pics in your post i couldn’t figure out how guys made the end grain boards until I saw your pics and the light went on thanks a pic is worth 1000 words nice boards God bless

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Brent Livingwell

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#12 posted 1734 days ago

cool, do I see cooking oil in the background? is that what you used to finish them?
I think this is part of my holiday gift collection. thanks.

-- Things of the greatest worth are from the Earth. If you tell yourself that something is "close enough" it is not...do it again.

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Tony

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#13 posted 1734 days ago

brent i dont use cooking oil anymore i use a block oil now

-- The Olson workshop

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