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End grain Walnut/Maple Cutting Board

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Project by Marcos posted 713 days ago 938 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is an end-grain Walnut cutting board with maple highlights that I finished a few weeks ago. It was going to be a straight walnut board until I added some thing maple strips I had lying around and it came out nicely. The walnut grain also gives it a nice effect. Sanded to 220 and finished with a 50% thinned wiping varnish (salad bowl finish). This ones for our house so yes, it’s being used daily. I also routed some grooves into the sides to help pick it up off the counter.

It’s my third cutting board. Thanks for looking!

-- Marcos, California





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NaFianna

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#1 posted 713 days ago

Stunning

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#2 posted 713 days ago

Wonderful use of bookmatching.

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#3 posted 713 days ago

Nice job : ) Any pictures without the Maple stripes in it ?

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#4 posted 713 days ago

The book matched board gives this piece a lot more character than many other boards I have seen,nicely done.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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