Teak and Oak end grain cutting board (FOR SALE)

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This is another end grain cutting board i have made its made from teak and oak and is actually for sale on my site and you can learn more about it there,

-- Adam, Ireland,

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#1 posted 09-25-2012 07:11 PM

folks build their own boards on this site, Adam. But it is a good looking board though

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#2 posted 09-25-2012 07:19 PM

@dub560 oh sorry i should have mentioned i know that its just im trying to promote my new website as much as possible and tanks :)

-- Adam, Ireland,

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#3 posted 09-25-2012 08:20 PM

That is a nice cutting board!

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#4 posted 09-25-2012 08:30 PM

Nice one Adam

Good luck with the sales


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#5 posted 09-25-2012 09:11 PM

I can’t believe it’s intentionally made as a cutting board only.

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#6 posted 09-25-2012 10:01 PM

Good looking cutting board!! I wouldn’t use oak for a cutting board, because oak has very open pores that tend to hide bacteria. Teak has smaller pores but is oily and not the first wood that Ill use on something that food is cut on.
Something like walnut, cherry, mahogany, is a good choice.
Just a bit of advice!:)
Thanks for sharing!!

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#7 posted 09-26-2012 03:36 AM

Great board good luck with your sales

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#8 posted 09-26-2012 05:41 PM

I have to agree with woodworkinggeek. Both oak and teak are not the best choices for end grain cutting bords. The oak is too porous as mentioned. And teak can be toxic to some people. If your going to sell these, you should be aware of this, as should your customers.
Looks nice tho!

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#9 posted 11-07-2012 04:00 AM

How long ago did you finish the board? I’ve had some interesting (and unhappy) results doing end-grain cutting boards, especially with dissimilar woods. I did one with maple and walnut once. It was gorgeous! I built it during a warm, humid Oregon summer, and that winter in the dry wood-stove heat of our home, it built up so much stress that it actually exploded! Like, BANG!! Many small pieces, and none of the breaks were on glue joints!

If this process is a new one for you, you might want to consider keeping one of the boards through some various humidity and temperature cycles before selling a lot of them. I hope you don’t experience the internal stress problems with your boards, but just a heads up!

Best of luck!

-- Skip, Forestville, CA,

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