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Project by SASmith posted 12-10-2010 10:17 PM 2181 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are the endgrain boards I have made recently.
Pic 1: Bookmatched endgrain chevron. This is the first time I have made one like this. LJ Eddy is the only person I have seen make them this way. Thanks Eddy.
Pic 2: I found a couple 12” wide boards and decided to try a striped bookmatched endgrain board.
Pic 3: an alternating color endgrain board.
Pic 4: Is an attempt at a McLeanVa zig-zag thank you sir.
Pic 5: a bookmatched endgrain zig zag variation


-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#1 posted 12-10-2010 10:25 PM

Nice job on the Zig Zag…
I make a lot of these end grain boards...

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

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#2 posted 12-10-2010 10:25 PM

That is a really handsome board. Just enough going on without being too busy. The endgrain bookmatch on the long pieces looks great. You should be proud.

Good job on all of them,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 12-11-2010 12:32 AM

Larry, I must have missed your version of the first board. Just checked yours out, great work as always. If anyone else has made a version of board 1 please post a link as I would like to see them as well.
Thank you steve.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#4 posted 12-11-2010 01:29 AM

Great boards Scott! The zigzag one makes me think
of a “Charlie Brown” cutting board :)

Keep up the good work

-- "My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning, and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can." -Cary Grant

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#5 posted 12-11-2010 01:41 AM

Thanks kine97. I see you make some nice boards yourself.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#6 posted 12-11-2010 04:00 AM

Very nice examples of your skills : )
I’ve got to give some end grain boards a whirl soon . My problem is that I have selected all of my stock for the face grain and I would hate to end up glueing all those pretty faces together : ) LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#7 posted 12-11-2010 06:36 AM

I really like the design. Almost too nice to use as a cutting board.

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