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Project by JoeinDE posted 10-18-2016 01:51 PM 705 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is fairly large endgrain cutting board made from turning stock. It’s 19” x 14” x 1.5” and is made from wlnut, white oak, cherry and lightly spalted maple. This was the first time that I have used spalted wood in a cutting board, but I tested the structural integrity of the wood before the glue-up. The final picture is the view before the mineral oil. The board is treated with mineral oil and beeswax.

Flattening/Surfacing was done with a hand-held 3×21 belt sander after the endgrain glue-up. Final surfacing/flattening was done with my shiny new low-angle bevel down jack plane from Woodriver and cabinet/card scrapers. The corners were rounded over with a 1/2” roundover bit.

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JMsWoodCreations





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#1 posted 10-18-2016 05:12 PM

Looks good.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 10-19-2016 01:01 AM

This has a great look. Nice and sturdy for years of use.

-- Joe - - When 10 million people believe in a dumb idea, it's still a dumb idea.

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#3 posted 10-19-2016 02:57 AM

very nice board, joe. i like the wood combo’s. thanks for posting

-- wiser1934, new york

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#4 posted 10-19-2016 05:44 AM

Good looking board, don’t see White Oak in many boards?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#5 posted 10-20-2016 12:56 PM



Good looking board, don t see White Oak in many boards?

- Andre


I think tend to steer away from oak in cutting boards because of red oak. White oak provides some nice visual accents and doesn’t have the same wicking effect that red oak and ash have.

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JMsWoodCreations

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