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End Grain Cutting Board Part Deux

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Project by GreaseMonkey2275 posted 08-31-2017 03:57 AM 770 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After building and selling my first end grain cutting board, the requests have started coming in for more. This one is made from walnut, maple, and cherry, then soaked in a mineral oil bath overnight. I hope you all enjoy the pics as much as the new owner is enjoying it in her kitchen!!

-- Jake





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John

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#1 posted 08-31-2017 04:12 AM

Great looking board, nice colours and finish! Looks like the groove and edges came out real nice.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#2 posted 08-31-2017 05:03 AM

Good finish and stylish

-- Woodworking is life >> http://woodworktable.com

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GreaseMonkey2275

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#3 posted 08-31-2017 12:31 PM

Thank you John and Robert!

-- Jake

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splintergroup

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#4 posted 08-31-2017 01:55 PM

Nice, traditional and solid looking!
Bonus points for perfecting and sanding out the burn marks in that groove, I know you had them 8^)

When you say mineral oil bath, did you actually submerge the entire board? I’ve been wanting to do that versus simply re-applying every few hours for a week but I can’t locate a reasonable quantity of mineral oil at a good price.

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 08-31-2017 04:36 PM

This is a beautiful board and I like the pattern.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Vladimir Simendic

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#6 posted 08-31-2017 04:55 PM

Looking good! Did you use some program for design or it is sorted randomly ?
When I make some design similar to your cutting board,I found much easier to create design by using program. It helps a lot.
Anyway nice job.

-- Vladimir , Serbia/Finland , https://fi.pinterest.com/simendicv/woodworking-for-fun/

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rockmolsen

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#7 posted 08-31-2017 07:35 PM

Jake nicely done. I’ve done a bunch of those myself. I actually run the second glue up through my surface planer but I add a scrap board to the ends to address tear-out. Wondering if you do the same ?

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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GreaseMonkey2275

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#8 posted 09-01-2017 12:05 AM

splintergroup,

Thank you for the kind words. I did have some burn marks from the juice groove and there is no way my OCD is going to let me leave them there! This is the first board that I submerged and I like it better than spending a couple of hours reapplying oil. I initially let this one soak for about two hours but I noticed the cherry was still wicking up the oil so I gave it an overnight soak and was happy with the end result. As far as reasonably priced mineral oil goes, look on Amazon for Ultra Pro Mineral Oil. It is by far the best price per ounce that I have been able to find.

Jake

-- Jake

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GreaseMonkey2275

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#9 posted 09-01-2017 12:08 AM

Vladmir,
it allowed me to put in the dimensions to see what it would look like as an edge/face grain board as well as an end grain board. Thank you for the compliments.

Initially I came up with the original layout but I did put it into a program called CBDesigner 2.0 (Google it) and

Jake

-- Jake

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GreaseMonkey2275

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#10 posted 09-01-2017 12:10 AM

rockmolsen,

I appreciate the compliment and I do add scrap boards, typically pine, to the ends of the second glue up as I run mine through a planer as well since I do not have a drum sander….yet!

Jake

-- Jake

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GreaseMonkey2275

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#11 posted 09-01-2017 12:10 AM

Thank you Charles!

-- Jake

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