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Cherry edge grain cutting board with juice groove

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Project by LastingBuild posted 09-25-2018 08:42 PM 602 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last year I built my first cutting board for my wife. I used rough sawn cherry for the project. I made a quick adjustable router gig and made a juice groove. I used a beeswax and olive oil finish.

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-- LastingBuild





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AJ1104

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#1 posted 09-25-2018 11:50 PM

Beautiful cutting board. I love the cherry and great job with the jig for cutting the groove.

-- AJ

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#2 posted 09-26-2018 01:13 AM

Very Nice Work & Well Done!

-- I Chose "The Road Less Travelled" Now I'm Totally Lost! (Ontario, CANADA)

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#3 posted 09-26-2018 01:22 AM

Thanks.

-- LastingBuild

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#4 posted 09-26-2018 09:16 PM

Good job, but is olive oil a good choice for a cutting board? Won’t it go rancid?

-- Jim in Tennessee

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#5 posted 09-26-2018 09:24 PM

Good job, but is olive oil a good choice for a cutting board? Won’t it go rancid?

-- Jim in Tennessee

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LastingBuild

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#6 posted 09-27-2018 09:36 PM

Thats a good question. I have seen no negative affects from the mixture. Next time I oil it I might mix mineral oil and beeswax however.

-- LastingBuild

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#7 posted 09-27-2018 10:59 PM

Yes, I’ve always heard that vegetable-based oils aren’t the best finish for cutting boards. The cherry looks great! It’s my favorite wood.

P.S. Sorry for the double post. I couldn’t figure out how to erase the first one!

-- Jim in Tennessee

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