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Diamond Cutting board 2 End grain

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2nd Diamond pattern end grain cutting board for another neighbor. Maple main, Walnut accent sides and diamonds. Smaller diamonds than the previous board. Ambrosia maple hand turned feet. smoothered in mineral oil cuz they all say they’re going to use them, yet I know a few just can’t bring themselves to cut on them. I sand all my boards to 400, and resand after a week or two as the wood settles and the gluelines sometimes show up between the contrasting wood. Then I cut and install the feet and finish the bottoms.

Hope you like.

-- Scott, Irmo SC





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tomakazi

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#1 posted 438 days ago

Very cool!! what a great idea!!

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 438 days ago

Very cool ,super details.

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waho6o9

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#3 posted 438 days ago

Very nice cutting boards.

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JL7

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#4 posted 437 days ago

That’s a real beauty…..nicely done.

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stefang

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#5 posted 437 days ago

Another really good looking board.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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SteveGaskins

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#6 posted 437 days ago

Love it. Nice build.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#7 posted 437 days ago

Very COOL Design!

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#8 posted 437 days ago

They’re both gorgeous looking boards ! Love the turnings as well : )

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sras

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#9 posted 437 days ago

Wow – those small details take extra attention to pull of. Nice job!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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SPalm

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#10 posted 437 days ago

Sweet boards Scott.
I love all the little bits too that make it a wonderful board.

Good for you for waiting a while and then re-sanding. I have washed boards in soap and water too, it helps raise the grain real good before the re-sand.

Great job,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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todd

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#11 posted 437 days ago

great looking boards, love them

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Greg D

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#12 posted 437 days ago

Nice job Scott! Like it a lot!

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CalgaryGeoff

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#13 posted 437 days ago

Looks great, like the size of both and the idea to wait awhile between final sanding. I stop at 320 grit and raise the wood grain with a wet sponge once and sand with 320 again.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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prattman

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#14 posted 437 days ago

Beautiful boards !!!!

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pmelchman

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#15 posted 437 days ago

very very nice…..

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