First Cutting Board

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Project by Sagan posted 999 days ago 1009 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Left over scraps of wood from my grandfathers workshop. First shot at laminating wood and cleaned up with a router. Finished with a beeswax and mineral oil blend.

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#1 posted 999 days ago

Nice, welcome to LJs.

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#2 posted 999 days ago

Very nice.

-- The mistakes I make in woodworking are not mistakes they just give my projects character- Me

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#3 posted 999 days ago

Thanks for the warm welcome. I’m hoping to learn a lot from this community.

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#4 posted 998 days ago

Nice work!! Welcome to LJs, thanks for sharing.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 998 days ago

Jeez that is a hell of a first cutting board! Nice work sir. Love that you will get to think about your grandfather every time you and your generations use it.

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#6 posted 998 days ago

Nice board. Sure beats my first.

Welcome aboard. o/

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#7 posted 997 days ago

First off welcome, Great job on your first board as well. paduak, walnut and cherry? there are some great board makers on here that have helped me come a long ways making boards. Enjoy and look fwd to seeing more.

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

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#8 posted 997 days ago

Thank you. Boards are Walnut and Bloodwood. I’m not sure what the light boards are, I just grabbed a small strip of hardwood for an accent.

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#9 posted 997 days ago

Nice first shot, Welcome to LJ!

-- Ken, Tallahassee,FL

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#10 posted 997 days ago

Good job man.

Welcome to a great site. This community is very helpful with ANY woodworking question you might have.

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#11 posted 997 days ago

If you’re ever in my workshop you’d better keep your hands off MY scraps, because those are too nice to be called scraps! (There’s no such thing a bloodwood scraps, with that stuff you use every part, just like the Indians did with the buffalo…:)

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#12 posted 987 days ago

Your first CB came out nice. You are now in the Cutting Board Club.

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

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