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1st End-Grain Cutting Board

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Project by Woz posted 582 days ago 1994 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I jumped on this cutting board bandwagon!! This is my 1st end-grain board. I learned quite a lot from this project. I look forward to trying my hand at some of the more exquisite/detailed designs I have seen in the future. Now I just need to convince Mama that I need that shiny new Drum Sander to help my progress. In the once a week oiling process right now (mineral oil & parrafin mix)-almost ready for it’s service life to begin!

-- I have cut this board twice & now it's too short!!-Me-too many times.





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Dwain

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#1 posted 582 days ago

Very cool looking! I don’t see this style very often. I think you are on to something with this look.

-- When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there is no end to what you CAN'T do

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Bubba84

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#2 posted 582 days ago

That is an awesome looking cutting board! I will jump on the cutting board bandwagon too one of these days. My wife and I are brand new to woodworking, and would love to give a cutting board a go at. Especially because we love to get in the kitchen and do a lot of cooking.

-- Russ and Christina enjoying life with our two poochies!! :)

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woodworm

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#3 posted 582 days ago

Beautiful cutting board. I like the wood & color combinations.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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jmartel

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#4 posted 582 days ago

Very nice. Any tips for the random pattern? I have a friend that wants one in this style.

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Woz

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#5 posted 582 days ago

I have to admit, I am not good at random! I just cut a bunch of my scraps & pieced together groups of 3 to 4 pcs that I thought would look nice together, same after they were trimmed. I am better at uniformity & regular patterns. Don’t underestimate your wood content. When I originally started this, I thought I would have enough for 2 boards total. If you have specific ???’s shoot me a message

-- I have cut this board twice & now it's too short!!-Me-too many times.

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sam20650

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#6 posted 582 days ago

Nice! An ambitious first project to pick…

@ jmartel – I did a blog on this a while back if you want to see how I did it :)
http://lumberjocks.com/sam20650/blog/23830

-- "It is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail." -Abraham Maslow

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ebriley

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#7 posted 581 days ago

great cutting board

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majuvla

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#8 posted 581 days ago

I hope my first cutting board will be such success.VERY NICE

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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degoose

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#9 posted 581 days ago

Welcome… your membership to the secret cutting board club will be posted to you…

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

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prattman

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#10 posted 573 days ago

great looking board… and degoose thats too funny

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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