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End Grain Cutting Boards - Take 1

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Project by HirscheBar posted 10-05-2017 07:17 PM 1054 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Parents requested some cutting board but wanted a more high end thicked board. These are all made of Paduk and Beli.

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





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pottz

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#1 posted 10-05-2017 11:43 PM

looks cool but you may have some problems with wood movement?welcome to lumber jocks.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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HirscheBar

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#2 posted 10-06-2017 01:44 AM

Thank You I am new to all of this, just beginning. Could you explain what you mean or point me in the right direction to research?

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

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jma_in_ca

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#3 posted 10-06-2017 05:22 AM

The stripped one has grain running in 3 different directions. Wood likes to expand and contract perpendicular to the grain. So that one might start to break apart. I wouldn’t sweat it. That second one is beautiful with the diamond pattern. Nice work!

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#4 posted 10-06-2017 11:11 AM

the diamond pattern one should be an art piece hanging on your wall.

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doubleG469

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#5 posted 10-06-2017 12:43 PM

I was about to say the grain being so random looks like it will be fighting itself this winter. But otherwise good job.

-- Gary, Texas

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 10-06-2017 12:48 PM

This is a beautiful board and so nicely done.

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

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whistlingwoodies

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#7 posted 10-06-2017 04:05 PM

Great work organizing the grain into such nice patterns but I worry that the mix of end grain and long grain will cause the end grain to split come the dry season (winter). Beautiful.

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HirscheBar

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#8 posted 10-06-2017 05:12 PM

Thank you all for the advice! I will keep an eye on that one, and great tips for later! Thank you!!

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

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tomb8

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#9 posted 10-06-2017 05:16 PM

I agree the Diamond is a piece of art!

-- TomB

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