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I made nine of the birch and walnut cutting boards for gifts, while using up a bunch of scrap wood.
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#1 posted 02-17-2013 03:45 AM
Nicely done, and it looks like you have allowed a good sized working area on each one. What type of finish did you use?
-- John, British Columbia, Canada
#2 posted 02-17-2013 03:51 AM
Thanks, i finished them with mineral oil.There are aprox. 9 1/2” x 13”
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#3 posted 02-17-2013 04:24 AM
Very nice and great use scraps, I like the handle as well…good work
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#4 posted 02-17-2013 04:26 AM
Very beautiful work sir
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#5 posted 02-17-2013 05:36 AM
Great looking CB’s; nice choice of woods
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#6 posted 02-17-2013 11:08 AM
Very nice boards. I’m sure the recipients where thrilled.
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#7 posted 02-17-2013 01:06 PM
Very nice! BOTH of them
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#8 posted 02-17-2013 01:26 PM
Sweet looking boards.
Nice looking lumber, cool handles, and good workmanship.What’s not to like?
-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon
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#9 posted 02-17-2013 02:30 PM
nice, how did you do the oval handle?
-- Gerry (the beginner), Gatineau, QC, Canada
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#10 posted 02-17-2013 05:22 PM
Well done they both look great!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
#11 posted 02-17-2013 08:20 PM
Gerry, i made the handles with a router.
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#12 posted 02-18-2013 12:52 AM
Nice job. I like both color selections.
-- Kelly, Allen,KS
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#13 posted 02-18-2013 12:53 AM
Great job on these boards !!By coincidence , I’ve been working on a couple of Red and Flame Birch boards in the shop today. Just came up for a break while deciding where to put the fingerhole in one of the boards , and here are your great examples : ) I usually use Mineral Oil as well , but I just bought a quart of GF Salad Bowl Finish to try on some boards.Already don’t like the fumes from the stuff and the long wait time until they can be used. I’ll be going back to the Mineral OIL and Beeswax on my next boards.
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#14 posted 02-18-2013 02:56 AM
Very nice… like the handle
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#15 posted 02-19-2013 04:56 AM
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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