Another cutting board

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Project by barecycles posted 01-11-2012 04:32 AM 2150 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I appreciate everyone welcoming me to LJs. I have followed the site for some time but just recently joined now that I have a little more time to spend in my workshop. I am a fairly new woodworker and most of my time so far has been spent making a bunch of jigs for my shop, I really have not had time to actually “make” anything. I did knock out a cutting board for the woman I promised to love, honor and cherish. It is an end-grain board of walnut and cherry. I was inspired by The Wood Whisperer in fact this is a copy of the end-grain board he presented on his site.

I am in the middle of building a new workbench, my first one is soooooo inadequate. I have been picking up tips from LJs for my bench. Hopefully I can have it finished soon.

-- Sweeping up sawdust in Texas

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#1 posted 01-11-2012 04:39 AM

Hi Welcome to Ljs
That’s a nice looking cutting board ,well done.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#2 posted 01-11-2012 06:49 AM

Welcome to LJ’s, I can assure you that you will find this site very helpful

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#3 posted 01-11-2012 12:34 PM

Welcome to LJ’s you will love it here. So much to learn from the masters on here and everyone is helpful as well. Look fwd to seeing more.

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

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#4 posted 01-13-2012 12:43 AM

Looks good, I like it. What are the dimensions?

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#5 posted 01-13-2012 01:54 AM

It’s 11-1/2×19 x 1-1/8 with a mineral oil finish.

-- Sweeping up sawdust in Texas

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#6 posted 01-19-2012 10:48 PM

Nice. I just started my first board last night and later want to replicate this board also.

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#7 posted 02-01-2013 10:58 PM

Real nice, great job

-- Dave, from Canada,

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