End Grain Cutting Board

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Project by Skylark53 posted 04-20-2011 12:57 AM 2152 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thanks to LJs who have posted their end grain cutting boards; special thanks to the WOODWHISPERER for a very good video tutorial. I chose to use Red Oak, Wenge, Purple heart and Maple. I’m very pleased with the results and am now planning to do a few more. This is a very satisfying project.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#1 posted 04-20-2011 01:13 AM

Looks great Rick…good to see you’re back in the shop. Hope all is well.

-- Rick, Union,KY

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#2 posted 04-20-2011 02:10 AM

Like it too, what are the size of the individual pieces? looks like 1 1/2”?

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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#3 posted 04-20-2011 05:02 AM

Love that combination of wood, excellent result!

-- Smitty

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#4 posted 04-20-2011 12:44 PM

Nice job buddy been a while since I said hello. Hope as is well

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

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#5 posted 04-20-2011 06:04 PM

Very nice cutting board. What did you finish it with?

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#6 posted 04-21-2011 03:53 AM

The completed size is 11 3/4”” x 13 1/2” x 1 3/8”. Each block is 1 1/2” x 1 5/8”, Tim. Seeing the projects RickL and ken complete makes this look like kids’ stuff; I appreciate your encouraging words. Ward- I finished it with Mineral oil. In fact, I really had no idea Mineral oil is marketed thru the drug stores for use as a laxative. I had to be away Saturday and asked my wife if she would drop by and pick some up for me. The friendly clerk greeted her from across the store, she shouted back “Rick wants me to get him some mineral oil”. She was directed to the laxative aisle. Very funny.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#7 posted 04-23-2011 05:25 PM

Great job and wood combination. Well done.

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