Olive wood cutting board

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Project by grenger posted 10-30-2013 12:17 PM 3414 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Done using a natural piece of Olive wood. Edges were done with LIVOS Natural Oil Sealer and Finish

-- Gerry (the beginner), Gatineau, QC, Canada

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Scott Oldre

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#1 posted 10-30-2013 12:23 PM

Olive wood is just an amazing wood. I lived in Riverside Cty near Lake Elsinore and had 8 Olive trees on the property before I had gotten into woodworking. Apparently the area was a large grove years ago. Cut those down to create a lawn and gave it all away to friends for firewood. Ended up using an axe to take them down as it would tear up the chainsaw I had. I can’t believe I gave it all away, but at the time I had no garage and no concept of what it cost to buy it as a woodworker. Live and learn and lament.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#2 posted 10-30-2013 02:31 PM

Amazing wood!

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#3 posted 10-30-2013 04:14 PM

Super nice….beautiful wood with a nice live edge look. Great job

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#4 posted 10-31-2013 06:30 AM


-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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#5 posted 10-31-2013 11:33 AM

Very nice board, loving the live edge on that! I had to look at our profile when I saw you had finished the edges of your live edge olivewood slab with LIVOS. I would assume you went to KJP?

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?

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#6 posted 10-31-2013 12:40 PM

yup, went to KJP

-- Gerry (the beginner), Gatineau, QC, Canada

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#7 posted 10-31-2013 01:56 PM

The wood really sets this off. It’s beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 11-01-2013 03:27 PM

Gorgeous cutting board! The natural edge and the beautiful grains look amazing. Great job!

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#9 posted 11-01-2013 03:28 PM

thanks, it is a nice wood

-- Gerry (the beginner), Gatineau, QC, Canada

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