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Project by MT_Stringer posted 07-29-2016 08:47 PM 643 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had an order for one board, but to make it, I had to buy the 8/4 lumber in rough form. Turns out, I had enough material to make four boards. To do that, I created two different patterns. The end result was jsut some scrap left over so that was good.

All four are spoken for! :-)

The boards are ready for pickup…and one will be shipped.

I made them from hard maple and walnut. Ouch! Walnut is expensive! $10.65 bd ft around these parts.

I used mineral oil as a finish.

Just simple woodworking techniques…flatten, square the edges, rip and glue. Cut them in half. and route the grooves.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas





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dalepage

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#1 posted 07-30-2016 12:26 AM

Looks like very clean work.

Two words: End grain.

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MT_Stringer

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#2 posted 07-30-2016 12:33 AM

“Two words: End grain.”

Sorry, I don’t do end grain, but thanks anyway.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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Roger

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#3 posted 07-30-2016 01:13 AM

Those are very nice Mike. I like the trough around the edge

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Rick Dennington

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#4 posted 07-30-2016 01:56 PM

Stellar job on the cutting boards, Mike…I like to use the same combo of woods on some my boards, as well…

-- At my age, an "all--nighter" is not having to get up and pee...!!!

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GR8HUNTER

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#5 posted 07-30-2016 02:00 PM

GREAT JOB

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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