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Made this on commission, its purple heart and maple 10”X18”X1.25” , and I used a bowl cutting bit to cut the hand grabs. Thanks for looking
-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.
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#1 posted 12-03-2012 10:50 AM
Beautiful board. Looks very smooth.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
#2 posted 12-03-2012 10:57 AM
Thanks Monte , I sanded this one to 600 grit.
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#3 posted 12-03-2012 01:37 PM
Very nice looking cutting boards. What is your finish?
-- Glenn, Nova Scotia
#4 posted 12-03-2012 02:01 PM
Thanks Glenn, I use Howards cutting board conditioner. It is a mixture of mineral oil, beeswax and carnuba. You could easily make your own mix of mineral oil and beeswax. I heat the mixture up before I apply it to the board.
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#5 posted 12-03-2012 07:48 PM
Next time wet it with water and leave in the sun for a few hours for the PURPLE to develop before finishing…
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#6 posted 12-03-2012 09:38 PM
Larry, thank you for the tip on the purple heart , I always wondered why mine weren’t as bright as others. That’s why I love this site , I learn something new every day.
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#7 posted 12-05-2012 01:15 AM
Larry – the last time I did that I experienced some pretty severe cracks. Water prior to finishing, then some sun?
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