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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 http://sleepydogwoodworking.blogspot.com/
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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 - www.ShopDogUSA.com
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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." http://www.cajunpen.com/
#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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