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End Grain Cutting Board and Meat Mallet

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Project by jeepturner posted 1401 days ago 1487 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The end grain cutting board is a current project, in that I am making several of them for Christmas gifts. The meat mallet is for tenderizing meat. My wife makes a dish she calls pounded chicken, yeah I can hear the jokes so let it go unsaid. It is one of my favorite meals, and when her store bought hammer broke, I had to do something fast. I made the mallet out of yew for the head and oak for the handle.
The end grain cutting board was made after being inspired by watching a video of the Wood Whisperer.

-- Mel,





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Paul

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#1 posted 1401 days ago

Very nice, what are you using for the finish?

-- If you say 'It's good enough', it probably isn't.

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jeepturner

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#2 posted 1401 days ago

General’s Salad Bowl for the cutting board, and the mallet is finish free. The turned face of the mallet has been aged and used. It was re-purposed from a rolling pin that wouldn’t stay true.

-- Mel,

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 1401 days ago

Nice work welcome to the Cutting Board Club. The secret handshake will be sent to you ASAP LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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jeepturner

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#4 posted 1401 days ago

I have two more to make. I joined LJ after I watched the Wood Whisperer, and now I am going to have to make a zigzag board.

Ken, I was previously unaware of the hand shake. Is it a requirement to learn it, or can I still lurk around this site with out it? Just Kidding

-- Mel,

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1401 days ago

Nice work

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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PaBull

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#6 posted 1401 days ago

Very nice board, looks nice with the mallet.
Good idea for Christmas.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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degoose

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#7 posted 1401 days ago

Glad to have you as a member of the Cutting Board Club…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Loucarb

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#8 posted 1401 days ago

Great job on both.

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WoodenCreations

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#9 posted 1401 days ago

Nice board. So now can we start with the pounding your chicken jokes? LOL

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