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Project by Countrybay posted 937 days ago 1382 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Grangy’’s cutting board and cheese board. Walnut and Maple.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 937 days ago

I like em so cool.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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fissionchips

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#2 posted 937 days ago

Nice work, I have a lot of respect for these projects after trying one myself, my table saw just isn’t up to the job.

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Kelen

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#3 posted 937 days ago

Like that design Nathan, if I stare at it longer than a second or two, the puzzle effect starts to move in the middle. Thanks for making me dizzy.

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Porchfish

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#4 posted 937 days ago

I like em’ like them a lot ! they seem to be in motion ! thanks for a great post !

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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Betsy

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#5 posted 937 days ago

Those are nice. Hope grandma doesn’t have veritgo!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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MShort

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#6 posted 937 days ago

Nice !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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JohnL

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#7 posted 937 days ago

Beautiful boards.

-- I'm looking forward to regretting this.

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dougdeg

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#8 posted 937 days ago

Very nice, I just started trying to make cutting boards, I do have a question about using walnut, with the toxic oils is it safe to use in a cutting board.

-- Doug Cedar Log Furniture, www.cedar-stuff.com

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jog

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#9 posted 937 days ago

Great Boards. I am in the process of making an end-grain board, but I would love to have the instructions for your boards and the patterns you came up with.

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fissionchips

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#10 posted 937 days ago

dougdeg, people have come up many with food safe finishes for kitchen items. A popular one for cutting boards is a combination of beeswax and mineral oil. I bought some natural varnish oil (the brand is Tried and True) to use on cutting boards, which gives a longer lasting finish.

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robert triplett

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#11 posted 937 days ago

I wonder how well Granny cuts on these with the way my eyes go out of focus when I look at them. Nice job on the boards and nice wood. Walnut is toxic??

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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ericandcandi

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#12 posted 937 days ago

Nice boards, can you post a pick of that table also?

-- ericandcandi in Louisiana- Home of the "LSU Tigers"

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fito

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#13 posted 937 days ago

Good Work!!

-- I Just Love Working With Wood.

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Countrybay

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#14 posted 929 days ago

Walnuts can be harmful to people allergic to specific protiens in the nuts, the acidic content is errosive to horse hooves if shavings are used for bedding. As far as I know the wood used for a cutting board doesn’t pose any threats. I seal mine the woodwhisperer way: 50/50 General Finishes SBF and mineral spirits. It’s durable and penetrates to make a good sealed up surface. Thanks for the comments. Let me know if I need to stray away from using Walnut.

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