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Box Elder End Grain Cutting Boards

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Project by HirscheBar posted 10-10-2017 02:18 PM 1154 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished Box Elder end grain cutting boards.

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doubleG469

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#1 posted 10-10-2017 02:48 PM

That end grain is amazing. I didn’t realize alder was an “acceptable” wood for cutting boards?

-- Gary, Texas

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#2 posted 10-10-2017 04:46 PM

Very pretty.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 10-10-2017 09:35 PM

wow spectacular wood,sure makes a nice board.

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

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#4 posted 10-10-2017 10:31 PM

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#5 posted 10-11-2017 01:53 PM

Another fine board! ... and a beautiful piece of wood!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 10-17-2017 09:05 PM

Great looking cutting board. Very nice use of the end grain patterns.

@Gary: I looked it up. Box Elder is a relative (or type of) maple. It’s in the Acer family anyway. I would expect it to be perfectly fine for cutting boards.
Alder is fine too. I don’t think it’s quite as hard as maple but it’s a nice wood.
Rodney

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