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Edge Grain Cuting Board

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Project by mnorusis posted 10-29-2009 05:47 AM 1241 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I completed my first cutting board (gave me something to do while boards glued and coats of paint dried on my entry table project).

It’s made of Black Walnut and Birdseye Maple.

This was initially supposed to be an end grain cutting board, but the pieces were different widths and I glued them initially face to face, so if I would have cross cut pieces and turned them on end, the checkerboard patterns would not have matched up at all.

I actually learned a ton about my tools and all kinds of things with this small project, and given my many mistakes, I’m quite pleased with the results.

-Mike





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 10-29-2009 05:49 AM

Super cutting board well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 10-29-2009 10:21 AM

Not matching the pieces gives a totally different look to the endgrain board.. try it some time.

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

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#3 posted 10-29-2009 01:29 PM

nice board. looks just like my first one.
made a great gift for my nephew and his wife.

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#4 posted 10-29-2009 02:06 PM

Nice looking cutting board.

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#5 posted 10-30-2009 02:37 AM

Larry beat me to it….I was going to say the same thing : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 12-07-2010 11:57 PM

Great job. I just finished a project and my wife liked it so much that she added several cutting boards to my list of things to build for Christmas gifts!

-- Justin in Loveland, OH

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