Walnut and Ash Endgrain Cutting Boards

  • Advertise with us
Project by LewH posted 09-14-2009 02:45 AM 1825 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!

10 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile


115689 posts in 3182 days

#1 posted 09-14-2009 02:46 AM

Nice boards Lew

-- Custom furniture

View huff's profile


2828 posts in 2890 days

#2 posted 09-14-2009 03:15 AM

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

-- John @

View Dudley's profile


742 posts in 2865 days

#3 posted 09-14-2009 03:33 AM

Super boards Lew. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

View degoose's profile


7201 posts in 2960 days

#4 posted 09-14-2009 04:22 AM

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

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

View Napaman's profile


5521 posts in 3682 days

#5 posted 09-14-2009 06:46 AM

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

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

View RexMcKinnon's profile


2593 posts in 2800 days

#6 posted 09-14-2009 05:10 PM

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!

View Ken90712's profile


17256 posts in 2794 days

#7 posted 09-15-2009 10:54 AM

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!"

View Beginningwoodworker's profile


13347 posts in 3278 days

#8 posted 09-29-2009 03:18 AM

Nice cutting board!

View hardwoodflooring's profile


202 posts in 2802 days

#9 posted 11-30-2009 05:44 PM

nice cutting boards and good neighbors a good combo.

-- hardwood, South Carolina,

View mynoblebear's profile


722 posts in 2712 days

#10 posted 11-30-2009 08:57 PM

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,

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics