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End Grain Cutting Board

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Project by Mikemccind posted 12-13-2016 01:50 AM 1161 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Twin end grain cutting boards for my daughter. I used walnut, maple, sapele and zebrawood in a chevron pattern with a walnut edge framing the main pattern. To help with the second glue up of the end grain cut pieces, I made up a clamping jig that helped keep everything square and tight fitting. The base of the clamping jig has a plastic sheet that enables easy glue release and clean up. After routing side finger grips on the cutting boards and sanding to 220 grit, I used a 50/50 mineral oil and beeswax blend as the surface treatment.

-- Mike, North Webster, IN





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John

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#1 posted 12-13-2016 02:30 AM

I never get tired of seeing beautiful cutting boards, well done!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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wiser1934

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#2 posted 12-13-2016 04:59 AM

wish you had posted a full face picture of these beautiful boards. can not really see the layup.

-- wiser1934, new york

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#3 posted 12-13-2016 05:18 AM

Lovely boards, my favorite CB configuration with the finger grooves on the ends so either side can be used.

-- Smitty

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#4 posted 12-13-2016 08:54 AM

Well done nice looking boards.

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

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 12-13-2016 02:14 PM

These are very nice cutting boards.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 12-13-2016 03:57 PM

looks great

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majuvla

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#7 posted 12-14-2016 04:41 PM

Awesome choice of woods and you put them together in realy good combination..

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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