Face-grain cutting board

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Project by JoeinDE posted 11-20-2011 03:09 AM 2615 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this as a wedding present for my cousin. Nothing tremendously fancy about, but I really like the way the hickory popped once the mineral oil soaked into it. The edges were rounded over with a 3/8” bit. Wodds used were: hickory, cherry, walnut and maple. Rubberized feet on the bottom. Finished with 3 applications of mineral oil and then two coats of mineral oil/beeswax. 9” x 12” with finger holds routed on all four sides.

As always the lightning and the use of flash or not makes a huge difference in the way in which the pictures turn out. The first picture was taken without flash and the remaining three with flash.


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#1 posted 11-20-2011 04:45 AM

Not a bad looking board… quick simple and so easy

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#2 posted 11-20-2011 08:24 AM

Nice board.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 11-20-2011 05:47 PM

Looks great,, nice job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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