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First Oak endgrain cuttingboard

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Project by Tag84 posted 01-02-2013 10:33 PM 1186 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt at trying an endgrain board.
I first glued up 2 regular long grain cutting boards ( 4 seperate pieces total ), then cut them up again in pieces of 1.3 inch width ,crosscut.
I took a smooth board as a base to glue the strips together.
I wanted everything straight and square immediately after the glue-up, but noticed it was almost inposibble.
So i focused on just the top to be almost flush, and the sides were easy to square up on the tablesaw.
The board measures; length 12 inch x width 9.1 x height 3.2 inch.
Finished with tungoil.
Thanks for watching!

-- -Thomas -





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#1 posted 01-02-2013 11:43 PM

Very fine looking board Thomas.

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#2 posted 01-03-2013 01:23 AM

Sharp looking Cutting Board!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 01-03-2013 03:11 AM

That looks really nice with the wider individual pieces rather than the typical checkerboard pattern. Nice design and good job, I’m going to do one now.

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#4 posted 01-03-2013 09:16 AM

That came out pretty nice! Personally I prefer the single color ones, good job.

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#5 posted 01-03-2013 01:22 PM

thanks guys!

-- -Thomas -

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#6 posted 01-06-2013 12:37 PM

A beautiful result Thomas, it’s going to last for a very long time.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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#7 posted 01-06-2013 08:34 PM

Thanks Harry! still a newbie in the cuttingboard industry :)

-- -Thomas -

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