Endgrain Cutting Board for Our Kitchen

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Project by Innovator posted 07-15-2009 04:01 PM 2696 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this cuttingboard from purpleheart and maple. It is endgrain cut with five coats of salad bowl finish applied to it. This was the first cutting board I tried, it was a lot of fun and I have had numerous requests to build them for others.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#1 posted 07-15-2009 04:04 PM

beautiful board

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#2 posted 07-15-2009 04:39 PM

That came out perfectly ! The finish brings the colors and the grain out beautifully : )

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#3 posted 07-15-2009 05:07 PM

Beautiful, how did you like working with purpleheart?

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#4 posted 07-15-2009 05:08 PM

I love these designs and have to put it on my To-Do list. Nice work.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#5 posted 07-15-2009 05:11 PM

Thanks all for the comments I appreciate it.

Woodisit, The purpleheart has beautiful grain, it was a good compliment for this board and easy to work with.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#6 posted 07-15-2009 06:14 PM

The problem with these is – they look too nice to cut on…

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#7 posted 07-15-2009 10:33 PM

That is very nice work and the woods compliment each other well done

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#8 posted 07-16-2009 01:25 AM

That is a gorgeous board and I like the wood combination as well. I can well understand why you have requests for more of these.

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#9 posted 07-16-2009 01:31 AM

Really is one fantastic looking cutting board. The 2 woods really compliment each other and the finish is gorgeous. Super job.

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

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#10 posted 07-16-2009 08:17 AM

Very nice

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#11 posted 07-18-2009 03:00 PM

Thank you all for your comments. My wife jumped right in and started cutting on it within 10 minutes of being put on the counter.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#12 posted 08-08-2009 08:06 PM

Nice cutting board.

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#13 posted 09-08-2009 04:54 AM


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#14 posted 09-23-2009 03:12 PM

Ahhh Very nice… Love these things!

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

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