cutting board 2000bc

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Project by scottishbob posted 04-06-2012 01:14 PM 1665 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from Maple and Irish Bog Oak which is about 2000 – 4000 years old , Very simple didnt take long , finished with Almond Oil
“so i am now part of the cutting board gang!” :@

-- Ireland, Galway .... fingers! "we dont sell them"

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#1 posted 04-06-2012 01:30 PM

aye that ye are laddie

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#2 posted 04-06-2012 01:51 PM

Very striking looking, well done,
.......and glad to have you as part of the gang.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#3 posted 04-06-2012 02:01 PM

I did not know that there was still bog oak around – legendary stuff!

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#4 posted 04-06-2012 02:47 PM

Well done, looks great!

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#5 posted 04-06-2012 09:17 PM

Welcome to the CB Gang. You did a nice job. Thanks for sharing. Also, send me some of that Irish bog Oak, and I’ll send you some Pennsylvania Cherry.

-- Doug

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#6 posted 04-07-2012 01:03 AM

I want me some some of that there bog oak.
Oh ya…....nice board.

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#7 posted 04-07-2012 03:15 AM

Welcome to the club! I love the look of the bog oak!

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#8 posted 04-07-2012 12:57 PM

Very nice, I will check my bog to see if I have any of that oak!
Glad to have you at LJs.

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#9 posted 04-08-2012 01:11 AM

That is one nice looking CB. I have never seen Irish Bog Oak, it looks different from white oak. I don’t see any pores in the end grain, and the wood itself looks more like ash. Is it rare to find?

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#10 posted 04-08-2012 04:28 AM

Beautiful board!!!

Amagineer, the bog oak is the ebony colored wood, not the light stuff…

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#11 posted 04-08-2012 03:13 PM

i have loads of the stuff found a 8ft log of it ,dug up from a buiding site here in Galway, great stuff but very very hard , i get sparks from the table saw blade when cutting it!

-- Ireland, Galway .... fingers! "we dont sell them"

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