Endgrain Cutting Boards

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Project by jcoulam posted 06-02-2012 02:42 AM 2502 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here a few endgrain boards I’ve made.

Thanks to degoose for the tumbling block tutorial, my technique needs some work but with practice I’ll get it down.

and to

McLeanVA for the zig zag how to, you made it easy!

The zig zag board is maple and walnut, the tumbling block board is maple, cherry and walnut and the third one is hickory it has some great grain patterns.

Thanks for checking it out.

-- Jeff Coulam, Lakeway Texas

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#1 posted 06-02-2012 05:49 AM

Outstanding boards.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 06-02-2012 12:33 PM

Your CB’s came out nice. The patterns are nicely done. The hickory grain really stands out.

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

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#3 posted 06-02-2012 01:08 PM

Love the designs. They are nearly 3 dimensional. I’m curious what glue you used.

-- Whatever

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#4 posted 06-02-2012 03:26 PM

Nice boards.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#5 posted 06-02-2012 04:20 PM

great job on the boards

-- Joe, Ga

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#6 posted 06-02-2012 06:47 PM

good looking boards .nice

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#7 posted 06-02-2012 08:49 PM

You are welcome… I think you have made a fine job of the boards… well done..

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

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#8 posted 06-03-2012 04:24 AM

Nice work Jeff. I agree with croquetman, the tumbling block board in your pics really looks like the blocks are standing proud of a flat suface. Good looking boards…....


-- TheQueTip, Killeen Texas - All tools I've purchased from Harbor Freight eventually became a hammer.

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#9 posted 06-03-2012 02:13 PM

They all turned out great. Good job, and thanks for the links.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#10 posted 06-03-2012 04:24 PM

Thanks everyone for the kind words!

croquetman, I used Titebond II, it’s supposed to be water resistant. So far I’ve made about a dozen boards all with that glue and no failures so far.

-- Jeff Coulam, Lakeway Texas

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#11 posted 06-05-2012 12:39 AM

Nice work. I love to make boards. end grain is king. Nicely done!

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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