Mahogany Wood Cutting Board

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Project by jfreak53 posted 06-21-2012 05:38 PM 3132 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this small cutting board for my wife back in Aug. of 2011, not made out of a hard wood since they are hard to find here in Guatemala, but I liked the final look of it and with the right conditioning it has held up to knife cut’s quite well.

Made entirely out of mahogany. It was a rough cut out and took about a day including the gluing. About a foot in size and 2” thick. Wouldn’t you know it, now she says it’s too heavy and hardly uses it, I use it for cutting up the dogs meat more than she does ha ha

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#1 posted 06-21-2012 07:10 PM

Great Board. All the boards that I have made mahogany ones are always my favorite!

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#2 posted 06-21-2012 07:25 PM

Thanks! Yeah I really like it a lot, I just gotta make a smaller one that’s not so heavy for my wife now ;) ha ha

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#3 posted 06-21-2012 08:54 PM

I really like mahogany as well. I would not cut the size down but maybe the thickness down a little but not to much. Maybe 1 1/2” or so.

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#4 posted 06-21-2012 09:08 PM

Maybe you could mount it on casters to make is easier to move around.

Just kidding.

That board looks great. What did you use as a finish?

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#5 posted 06-21-2012 09:08 PM

No finish, just oil :)

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#6 posted 06-22-2012 12:32 AM

WOW ! Looks great !

What does this unit weigh-in at…?

In my opinion, I should be in the “heavy” weight section. :-)

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#7 posted 01-04-2014 07:03 AM

that sounds about right sorry guy

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