Hickory Cutting Board

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Project by Impatient_Planner posted 492 days ago 911 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s my Mothers birthday this week and her cutting board has seen better days. So while she was out of town this weekend I made her a replacement.

The board is solid Pecan Hickory. I bought 8/4 and planed it down to about 1 3/4 to get it smooth on all sides. i had to run them all through my joiner and let me tell you it was a work out. I go to the gym pretty regularly and I was still sweating and panting when I was done.

It is made out of 2 boards that I cut in half (4 total pieces), planed and joined. I finished it with some cutting board conditioner and wax.

The has a very large island in her kitchen so the cutting board is approximately 22 inches wide and 42 inches long. and it weighs a TON!!!! My wife was nice enough to help me carry it into the house. I put some quarter inch tall footings on it that are set back so it would like like it was floating.

hope she likes it and I can’t wait to make some countertops just like this when I redo my kitchen.

-- Winners Win

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#1 posted 486 days ago

Your Mom should love it!!!

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#2 posted 486 days ago


-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#3 posted 484 days ago

I have a lot of hickory to use up . I haven’t done anything with it knowing how hard and dense it is . Maybe I will plane a few boards down and see what happens .

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