End Grain Cutting Board - Finally punch my ticket to join the club!!!!

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Project by cdhilburn posted 332 days ago 1106 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

End grain cutting board with maple and walnut. I guess it is a rite of passage for a woodworker and if I am being honest, I am thrilled to have it completed!!! This is part of this year’s Christmas gifts. I started late last year and finished in March so to avoid that disaster I am starting now. This is 1 of 10. Not sure if I will get more creative or not as the boss is very happy with this one. Thanks for looking!!!

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#1 posted 332 days ago

Ticket accepted

-- Regards Robert

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#2 posted 332 days ago

Secret handshake is on It’s way, nice job.

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

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#3 posted 332 days ago

Very nice looking board. Did you cut and glue up small blocks to make the board?

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#4 posted 332 days ago



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#5 posted 332 days ago

Great work, Secret handshake is on it’s way.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 332 days ago

Nice board. So… Can I be on your Christmas list? :)

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#7 posted 332 days ago

Great job!

My first board is in a sanding stage. I learned a good lesson, as a result of a mistake I made during glue up, which would have made the sanding less cumbersome.

Like you, I’m considering this first board an “E-Ticket” to a long and exciting ride ahead.


-- "All good stories cost you blood or money" - Pat Finney

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#8 posted 332 days ago

nice work, I’ve always wanted to try this but never got the motivation to follow through with it in the shop. Yours looks great and might be the motivation I’m looking for, I want to be part of the club!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#9 posted 332 days ago

Very nice.
The wood and workmanship look top notch.

Welcome to the club,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#10 posted 331 days ago

nice board! Welcome to the very addicting world of cutting board making

-- A person of integrity never speaks of it...he walks in it...

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#11 posted 331 days ago

Thanks for the kind comments. Finished number 2 today and started 3-6!!!!

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#12 posted 331 days ago

Looks good, just now ordering turning stock for my initial piece to join the club.

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#13 posted 330 days ago

Very nice job , i have to try to make one to on the end grain!

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