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Project by KenF posted 588 days ago 861 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was the fourth end grain cutting board I’ve made. I had a friend who really wanted one and so I told him we would make it TOGETHER. Happy to report, he actually came through and did a lot of the sanding work! I particularly like how the large Walnut blocks in the very center and the Cherry blocks lined up – it added an additional elegance to the board.

The finished dimensions are 20” x 25” x 2” thick – it is huge but looks great on his granite island. Finish is Block Bros. Block Oil. It is a food safe oil that works better than anything else I’ve found.

Woods used: Walnut, Cherry, Maple, Wenge, Coyote (deep red colored blocks and ends).





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 588 days ago

That’s a really sharp looking board. What finish did you use ?

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#2 posted 588 days ago

Beautiful board great job.

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#3 posted 588 days ago

Dusty56, the finish is Block Bros. Block Oil.

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#4 posted 588 days ago

Never heard of that brand , but I’ll look into it . Thank you : )

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#5 posted 587 days ago

I really like the way you laid this out, the board looks great.

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#6 posted 587 days ago

Great wood combo and design. Looking great and board that thick will surely handle even the toughest job.

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#7 posted 587 days ago

I like the pattern and color combinations on this board a lot.

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