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Project by VetMed posted 1172 days ago 2110 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Three of my cutting boards, one is a mix of cherry, black walnut and maple. First board is approx. 2” thick and 12” x 20”, second to last board is an 18” x 24” x 3” cherry monster. Last board is actually the first end grain cutting board I ever made, the “field” is maple, walnut and african mahogany, the outer skirt is actually a mix of the same and some unknown woods (maple, oak, walnut, ???) that I salvaged from an old broken down cutting board my Dad made for my mom (his highschool sweetheart) when they first got married 30 years ago.





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 1172 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks, Nice boards. This site has alot of board makers on here, you’ll love looking at some of the amazing work. Enjoy! What kind of finish you doing? I use 50/50 salad bowl finish and mineral spirits. 10 coats.

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

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degoose

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#2 posted 1172 days ago

Welcome to LJs and to the cutting board club…Nice boards…

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

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 1172 days ago

I love how they vary in width and length !!

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 1172 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! You will soon be addicted by all of the wonderfully designed projects posted here by fellow LJ’s all over the world. We look forward to seeing more or you projects.

That is a real nice cutting boards. I like the design with the ridge. I can see where that will come in handy during use.

Thanks for sharing!!!!!!!!............Jim

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

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Skylark53

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#5 posted 1172 days ago

Very nice work. I like the routed perimeter. Welcome to LJs! Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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GaryD

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#6 posted 1172 days ago

Nice boards. Love the look . Welcome to LJ’s

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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Rockbuster

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#7 posted 1172 days ago

Very nice boards, I too like to make cutting boards, even have a few posted here in LJ. maybe we can get together sometimes and compare notes.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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Jamie Speirs

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#8 posted 1172 days ago

Nice heavy boards

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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amagineer

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#9 posted 1171 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. Nice use of the different size woods. Thanks for sharing, looking forward to future work.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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VetMed

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#10 posted 1171 days ago

I use a 100% mineral oil finish, I tried some mineral oil + beeswax finish on my first cutting board and didn’t like the sheen it gave off. I feel the flat finish of the mineral oil hides cutting marks better and is easier to rejuvinate.

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Bearpie

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#11 posted 1171 days ago

Welcome to LJ , When I first saw the board I did a double take cause the board did not look smooth because of the color variation! On closer observation it looked (is) smooth. Bold statement!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Steven H

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#12 posted 1171 days ago

I like it.

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bvdon

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#13 posted 1100 days ago

Nice boards, especially like that last one—the fat cherry board.

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