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Yew & Black Walnut End Grain Cutting Board

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Yew and Black Walnut end grain cutting board finished with wax and mineral oil.





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 676 days ago

Love all the grain : )
Is the Yew a soft or hard wood ?

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kody

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#2 posted 676 days ago

Dusty56- Yew wood is a hardwood and stands alone in its species. It’s a evergreen and somewhat difficult to work with.

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 676 days ago

I thought it was an evergreen , but around here , they are only shrub size that I’ve seen.
I believe that only trees that are deciduous are known as hardwoods , unless the Yew is something special : )
I really don’t know much about them.

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bubbs

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#4 posted 676 days ago

Those are very cool.I especially like the out-of-square shape. Might have to steal that idea from you.

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Bevy

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#5 posted 676 days ago

Love the shape of these boards

-- Bevy - NH

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#6 posted 676 days ago

Nice work. Love the dimensions of this board. Looks like it would last a lifetime of use.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 676 days ago

Very cool looking cutting boards!!

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scrollingmom

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#8 posted 676 days ago

Very nice looking. I would not want to cut and scratch them up.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Everett1

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#9 posted 676 days ago

Nice!
What technique do you use for routing the juice groove?

-- Ev in Framingham, MA

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Chris P.

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#10 posted 675 days ago

Really handsome work.

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Brad_Nailor

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#11 posted 675 days ago

Those are really sharp looking. I like your pattern work..really tight, straight lines. Did you use any kind of clamping jig/fixtures? I find when i try to glue up end grain boards similar to these things tend to bend and move with clamping pressure. Is Yew a food safe wood? It sure looks nice though..great work!

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dub560

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#12 posted 653 days ago

Very nice boards kody. Yours shapes on these boards are very original and well thought out

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#13 posted 462 days ago

and i thought my cutting boards good! those make mine look pretty simple. very very nice!!!!

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