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Project by Jeff82780 posted 309 days ago 532 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Whats up everyone! This is my first endgrain cutting board. its made of maple and walnut. It measures 12’ wide by 18” long. For the finish I used 2 coats of mineral oil with beesewax. THANKS FOR LOOKING! l

-Jeff





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indgreg

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#1 posted 309 days ago

very sharp love the choice of woods

-- greg indiana

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#2 posted 309 days ago

Well done, thats a good looking board !!!!

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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#3 posted 308 days ago

Nice work did you flatten it with that plane in the background. If so how did it work?

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Jeff82780

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#4 posted 307 days ago

I tried to flatten it with a plane, but it wasn’t working out as well as I wanted it too.. So I ran it through my planer. there have been mixed reviews about running endgrain through a planer, but I went a head and did it and everything worked out fine. removed machine marks with cabinet scraper and fine sandpaper.

thanks, Jeff

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#5 posted 307 days ago

Jeff; your CB is wonderful. The finish really stands out. I to was leery of using the planer, especially after I had an End grain come out in two pieces, very scary. I bought a Wixley digital scale for planers and now I just take .005 per pass and it works out fine.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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