Cutting Board

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Project by John posted 10-23-2007 04:43 PM 1127 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Cherry and walnut cutting board.

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#1 posted 10-23-2007 04:57 PM

That came out nice. The little bit of sapwood in the cherry makes for a nice contrast.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#2 posted 10-23-2007 05:07 PM

Nice cutting board. Someone will be able to use and enjoy this project of many years.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#3 posted 10-23-2007 05:52 PM

Nice cutting board. I really like the design….Joey

-- Joey~~Sabina, Ohio

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#4 posted 10-23-2007 07:08 PM

I like this checkered design.It has a classic feel about it. Well done!

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#5 posted 10-23-2007 07:46 PM

Great job John.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#6 posted 10-23-2007 09:51 PM

Now don’t you hate using it!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California -

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#7 posted 10-24-2007 02:16 AM

I’m a cutting board junkie….I love it! I usually use allot of maple and splash in some darks ( walnut, cherry, bubinga) that is a beautiful example of a dark board… with contrast! What did you finish it with? I see it is an end grain board…could you elaborate on your construction method??? Nice job.


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#8 posted 10-24-2007 08:58 AM

Beautiful cutting board – hope nobody uses it :-))

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#9 posted 10-24-2007 03:03 PM

It is finished with mineral oil, which needs to be refreshed occasionally depending on use. I cut long strips and glue them into one piece. These are then cut into cross sections. I flipped every other one end for end to get the checkerboard effect when they are re-glued with the end grain out.

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