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Walnut end grain cutting boards

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Project by gpeau posted 10-28-2011 02:06 AM 2273 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two walnut end grain cutting boards for friends as wedding gifts. I started with seven 2 1/8” by 20” strips and then crosscut into 16 pieces to make two boards. Both are fiinished with mineral oil. This was my first attempt at carving my initials into a project, kind of fun branding the cutting boards!





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SASmith

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#1 posted 10-28-2011 02:12 AM

Love the bookmatching.
Well done.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#2 posted 10-28-2011 05:13 AM

Nice looking end grain : )
Have you ever tried Titebond glue for dark woods ?

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#3 posted 10-28-2011 05:56 AM

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#4 posted 10-28-2011 06:33 AM

Thanks for the comments!

Dusty – I’ve mainly used Titebond II on my projects, which was used for these two cutting boards as well.

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#5 posted 10-28-2011 06:34 AM

The grain flow is wonderful and the gift idea is A-1A thanks for posting my friend…BC

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#6 posted 06-29-2014 05:30 PM

I love the grain design, A+++++++

-- Staining killed the wood<<<<<>>>>>Dyeing gave it life

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