Walnut and Ash Endgrain Cutting Boards

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Project by LewH posted 1783 days ago 1484 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son-in-law in the military has been posted to Pakistan. My daughter and grandsons are too far away for me to help them with the “man-of-the-house” chores, but a retired neighbor couple has stepped up and the husband responded to an overflowing toilet in the wee hours of the night, in addition to mowing the lawn.

I appreciated their hep so much I made some end-grain cutting boards as a token of thanks. I hope they enjoy them as much as I did making them.

-- Smile!

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#1 posted 1783 days ago

Nice boards Lew

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1783 days ago

Lew, your boards turned out great and I’m sure the neighbor will love them. Welcome to LJ’s

-- John @

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#3 posted 1783 days ago

Super boards Lew. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#4 posted 1783 days ago

I like the finger grips.. two different but function designs

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#5 posted 1783 days ago

i also like the grips…and they will love them…neighbors are soooo great…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#6 posted 1782 days ago

Good neighbors are hard to find. That was real nice of them to help out your daughter. Nothing says thanks like hand crafted gifts. Hope your grandson comes home safely.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#7 posted 1781 days ago

God bless your son-in-law and he remain safe while defending this great Nation. ( I served in the Navy on the USS Enterprise for 5 yrs, what seems a lifetime ago.) I have 4 of these boardes in finishing stage, 2 like yours and 2 prurpleheart and maple as well. I really love the side fingerholes I may have to use this for the next set. What type of bit and jig setup did you use?
Nice Job!

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

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#8 posted 1768 days ago

Nice cutting board!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#9 posted 1705 days ago

nice cutting boards and good neighbors a good combo.

-- hardwood, South Carolina,

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#10 posted 1705 days ago

There is nothing better than a gift that you can use daily. Very good job.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind,

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