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Project by woodworkerscott posted 10-26-2013 02:04 AM 1405 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a River Birch cutting board I just took out of the mineral oil bath. I would not normally post about an everyday cutting board but the grain configuration on this is pretty cool. The front and back have great grain flow. This will be a gift for a relative. I told them already that I expect them to use it; I don’t to hear about how it’s too pretty to cut on. LOL.
Although it is. :)

Made of River Birch and finished with mineral oil.

Thanks for viewing.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof





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chopnhack

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#1 posted 10-26-2013 02:11 AM

I love birch, so this is certainly worth posting. Almost too nice to cut on though ;-)

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 10-26-2013 02:19 AM

Nice cutting board!!.........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Spoontaneous

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#3 posted 10-26-2013 03:17 AM

That birch does have some pretty grain. BTW, I am up for adoption.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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woodworkerscott

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#4 posted 10-26-2013 03:46 AM

Thanks for the kind words guys.

Spoon…..what do you mean?? LMAO.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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CalgaryGeoff

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#5 posted 10-26-2013 05:13 AM

Very nice grain patterns on this board and the color I like as well. I’ve received the comment as well ” too pretty to use, have to use it” too funny hardest gift to use but easy to give away. Cheers.

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

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#6 posted 10-26-2013 08:33 AM

Nice looking cutting board. Have you ever buffed your boards after the mineral oil has dried?

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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scrollingmom

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#7 posted 10-26-2013 01:13 PM

It would be hard to use it that first time. I too love the colors and you did a wonderful job. What else do you do to the cutting board to prepare it for use, besides the mineral oil bath?

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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whitebeast88

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#8 posted 10-26-2013 03:12 PM

beautiful board,love the grain also.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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woodworkerscott

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#9 posted 10-27-2013 12:31 AM

Hawaiilad and Kelly, I don’t do anything to them but treat them with mineral oil and wipe the excess off then let them dry for a few hours and wipe off any bleed-out.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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