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Cheese Board: Walnut and Tiger Maple series NO.3

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Cheese Board: Walnut and Tiger Maple series NO.3
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I recently made this cheese board for a friend of mine to go in his bar in his “man-cave”.

He challenged me to make a cutting board design that looked masculine but beautiful at the same time. This is what resulted, I used Black Walnut and a slab of Tiger maple in the middle to give it that expensive classy old world look. He was very pleased with the result and I’m thinking about making this a regular design for my Etsy shop. What do you all think?

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Josh Goulart

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#1 posted 1102 days ago

Feel free to ask questions or give sage advice I’m always trying to learn more and improve.

-- see my story @ http://refinedhomerelics.blogspot.com/

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Wolffarmer

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#2 posted 1102 days ago

I think that is a great design. Did you make the end pieces bread board joints?

Randy

-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.

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Josh Goulart

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#3 posted 1102 days ago

thanks for the comments

After some research on what that is,
yes, yes I did =]

my mentor never called them bread board joints before though, but he was an interesting man if you take my meaning.

-- see my story @ http://refinedhomerelics.blogspot.com/

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 1102 days ago

I find “V”grooves most difficult to clean on a cutting board and these will be even more fun with the stopped ends. Other than that, it looks very manly , yet real purty at the same time : )
Your finish used was / is ?

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

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Josh Goulart

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#5 posted 1102 days ago

thanks dusty, yeah i agree on the cleaning part for sure. finish is just regular ole mineral oil.

-- see my story @ http://refinedhomerelics.blogspot.com/

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 1101 days ago

I’ve had the best luck with Mineral Oil on all of my boards as well….On occasion , I’ll use some beeswax mixed into the MO if I want a little sheen ( not Charlie) LOL

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

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Josh Goulart

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#7 posted 1101 days ago

yea its simple, effective, and cheap if your smart and realize the $10 bottle from wood specialty stores is really just the $3 bottle from CVS….lol

-- see my story @ http://refinedhomerelics.blogspot.com/

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