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Project by Sandra posted 07-05-2013 07:40 PM 1281 views 1 time favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got around to trying my hand at an end grain cutting board. I followed the instructions on Wood Whisperer, and the finished size is 11” x 16” x 1.25”. Wood used is ash and hickory, finished with danish oil.
Some of the corners don’t match up exactly, and glue up was a challenge, but overall I’m pleased with the results.

Thanks for looking.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.





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#1 posted 07-05-2013 07:43 PM

Good job

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 07-05-2013 07:50 PM

Each step adds another skill. Looks good.

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#3 posted 07-05-2013 08:11 PM

it looks very nice

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#4 posted 07-05-2013 08:28 PM

Looks good to me, nice work. I hope to make one some day as well.

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#5 posted 07-05-2013 08:39 PM

It’s good for cheese and checkers…..

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#6 posted 07-05-2013 08:51 PM

Great job!. Danger, is adictive!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#7 posted 07-05-2013 09:00 PM

very nice,its on my list to do one day also…

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#8 posted 07-05-2013 09:28 PM

I’m guessing one is never bored …
Making a board!!!

Looks great, whether a first, second or ninety nineth!!!

You brought the board & they need to supply the steak!!!
Enjoy the camp visit, ya done brought a great gift!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#9 posted 07-05-2013 09:36 PM

awesome…

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#10 posted 07-05-2013 10:46 PM

Super job!

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#11 posted 07-06-2013 12:20 AM

Great looking cutting board! You’re off to a good start!

-- Dean

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#12 posted 07-06-2013 12:39 AM

Very nice Sandra.

Now I am the only LJ member who has never made a cutting board!

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#13 posted 07-06-2013 12:42 AM

Nicely done and the pattern looks great…excellent job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#14 posted 07-06-2013 01:34 AM

they will love the board it turned out great . marcs has a great teaching video on it and it show by how good yours turned out i want to make one but wat a drum sander too help do it first
Andy its on my list too

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#15 posted 07-06-2013 01:50 AM

Well done, looks great !!!!

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

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