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End Grain Cutting Board - Wood Whisperer Style

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This is an end grain cutting board that I constructed after watching the wood whisperer video on cutting boards. I love the end result. It is hard maple and walnut. I gave it to my in-laws and they were thrilled. Finished it with General Finishes salad bowl finish thinned down 50%. This is my second attempt at a cutting board. The first was much smaller and the checkers were a bit out of line. I was much happier with the results on this one.





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 12-28-2013 01:39 PM

Great job on your 2nd board. Marc is has led so many into making these…. Great work,,, One of the board masters on here taught me very early on about grain orientation. Before your 2nd glue up look at the grain and make sure they all flow the same way on both the maple and walnut. Not being negative, just trying to help like others have for me. Look fwd to seeing more.

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

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Mikee

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#2 posted 12-28-2013 02:41 PM

Real Nice job… It’s not a cutting board at this point, it’s Art Work!

Mike

-- Mike

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ToddinNH

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#3 posted 12-28-2013 03:08 PM

Great job…I made that one as well….it’s the beginning of lots of fun boards!

-- Todd, the Tool Man - http://www.toolboxbuzz.com

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Michael Wilson

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#4 posted 12-28-2013 03:09 PM

Really nice board! I actually like the alternating grain pattern. It’s one more piece of detail to look at without cluttering it up.

I’ve really got to get my hands on some walnut.

Well done.

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davidmackv

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#5 posted 12-28-2013 04:31 PM

Looks great. I am making the exact same board for my second board. I made a few modifications. I am using maple, walnut and cherry.

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vbquick1

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#6 posted 12-28-2013 05:48 PM

Thanks for all the replies, I am glad you pointed that out ken because I was wondering if that was a mistake to have them out of sync. Davidmack: I am interested in your design, my next was going to be a three wood and I was interested in layout options. I was also thinking cherry.

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Steve Kreins

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#7 posted 12-30-2013 03:04 AM

LOL! If I ever make something that beautiful, there’s no way my wife is going to cut on it! ;)

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!

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RibsBrisket4me

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#8 posted 12-30-2013 03:05 AM

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