Plain Cherry CB

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Project by jaykaypur posted 07-07-2012 01:24 AM 1011 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was chain-sawed off of the cherry log its setting on this morning and it is a cutting board! Ater some serious precision bandsawing, sanding, planing, and more sanding….it turned out pretty good. It measures 12’’ x 9’’ x 1’’. I left the bottom roughed up to represent the condition the wood was in when I started. Just sanded it enough to get it level. The edges are all 45’d half-way up from the bottom for ease in handling. I used Howard’s cutting board oil on it and please, please note the sterile conditions in which I apply my finishes! LOL This is a present for the guy who gave me the 2 cherry pieces. Folks, I am still learning as I go and still have a long way to go! Thanks for the looks and comments.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#1 posted 07-07-2012 01:50 AM

love the minimalism….NICE!


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#2 posted 07-07-2012 01:59 AM

another great job
learning fast

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#3 posted 07-07-2012 02:10 AM

Wow! Nifty

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#4 posted 07-07-2012 03:03 AM

Wish I had those cherry trees! Nice job

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 07-07-2012 03:06 AM

Cherry is always a favorite wood to work with. Looks great!

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#6 posted 07-07-2012 12:15 PM

Your took the hard road to creating a CB. The cherry CB came out great.

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

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#7 posted 07-07-2012 06:54 PM

looks good Jay, i like the 45 on the bottom edge.

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#8 posted 07-07-2012 10:16 PM

That’s purty!

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#9 posted 07-08-2012 08:28 PM

Very nice JAY .
Keep them coming there is lots of wood left in that log

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#10 posted 07-09-2012 01:06 AM

Nice board Jay. Nice hunk of Cherry!

Hey I initially used Howard’s for my boards but then found the same oil at my local drug store. Twice the amount for less than half the money. It is simply Food grade mineral oil. Not knocking Howards. Just saying.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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