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Project by jkress posted 1211 days ago 1622 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a couple of cutting boards that I made for family this winter. Used the Wood Whisper plans and videos and adjusted the number of pieces to make the various sizes. The 6 half-size “LVDT” are made with hard maple, walnut, and hard maple, cherry. The two full-size boards are made of purpleheart, padauk, and hard maple. For such a simple project, it does take a while to get everything cut, glued, re-cut, and glued again. Each was finished with 4 coats of Watco Butcher Block Oil & Finish light sanding in between coats.





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WoodSimplyMade

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#1 posted 1211 days ago

Jacob.

Great looking boards! I especially love the one in the fourth picture on top, I believe that is the Padauk one, the red just stands out so nicely.

Great Job!

-- Mike, Florida, http://www.woodsimplymade.com

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JBWoodWorks

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#2 posted 1211 days ago

Here’s a secret…...learned the hard way…......before you oil them, take them in and wet them down, wipe them off, and let them dry overnight. Then you will need to lightly hand sand them again before you oil them. It raises the fibers.

They are great!

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Natedog

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#3 posted 1211 days ago

Thanks for the board, the other ones look great!

Now I don’t have to build one for myself, but I might just so I can be in the club.

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Henning

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#4 posted 1211 days ago

Nice! Is it ok to level endgrain cuttingboards with a planer?

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 1211 days ago

Nice cutting boards!!
Thanks for sharing….......Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 1211 days ago

Nice job on these! Will make alot of people happy!

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

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Marek

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#7 posted 1211 days ago

one like this I made ​​at home it looks really perfect…

-- I like the precise work...

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