1 More End Grain Cutting Board

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Project by bmorewoodwork posted 01-20-2012 10:22 PM 1254 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made my girlfriend an end grain cutting board for Christmas. This was my first, it’s made of walnut, maple, and cherry.

-- Chris - Baltimore, MD

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#1 posted 01-20-2012 10:25 PM

Very nice CB. I am sure your girlfriend will love it.

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

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#2 posted 01-20-2012 10:57 PM

very nice first effort. I did one like this and it is my least favorite. It is too busy for me.

Check out where I have gone to. My projects and blog.

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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#3 posted 01-20-2012 11:03 PM

Have never made one. Looks good. So many on the go here I may have to make one so I can stay with the “IN” crowd :)

-- Michael and Matthew

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#4 posted 01-20-2012 11:06 PM

Nicely done. Those three woods are a classic combo. It looks like a big board from the pics. What are the dimensions?

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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#5 posted 01-20-2012 11:22 PM

Phil- Nice I like your ideas!

Joe- If I can remember correctly it’s 11”x14” and about 1-3/4” thick. I like the boards you have made also! I hope by next Christmas I can make a few, and with more interesting patterns.

-- Chris - Baltimore, MD

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#6 posted 01-21-2012 01:34 AM

Great looking cutting board

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 01-21-2012 01:34 AM

One more nice board…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#8 posted 01-21-2012 05:56 PM

Nice job, with over 200 boards done I can say your into it now! One thing I was taught by the masters on here is to watch your grain orientation when doing these. When your cutting make sure you lay them down the same way so when you flip and glue them grain flow will be the same through the whole board.

Nice job, enjoy!

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

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#9 posted 01-21-2012 07:05 PM

Good looking beefy board! Well done.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#10 posted 01-21-2012 10:20 PM

I like it! I’ve made a few boards but only one end-grain and I really enjoyed the process. I may copy your design.

-- Sweeping up sawdust in Texas

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