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Project by moshel posted 2190 days ago 1355 views 5 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one turned out real nice. made of walnut and silver beech (false beech), glued with titebond II, finished with 2 coats of warm tung oil.

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...





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lew

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#1 posted 2190 days ago

Very Nice! I really like the mellow color of the Beech.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 2190 days ago

i really like this…I may have to borrow this design…!!!

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#3 posted 2190 days ago

Very nice board

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#4 posted 2190 days ago

A great looking board. Not overpowering but very bold

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#5 posted 2190 days ago

Very cool design. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Gary

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#6 posted 2190 days ago

Sweet. At first I thought, `poor guy, look what happened to his chessboard.’
JK
That’s a design to be borrowed. ;-P

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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#7 posted 2190 days ago

sweet board !! what size is it ?

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moshel

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#8 posted 2190 days ago

Thanks for all your comments. as for those who wish to borrow the design, its really simple. glue together strips of the same thickness and in the end glue one half width. as for the size, this one is quite small – 11”x9”. word of caution – sanding walnut endgrain is really tedious work.

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#9 posted 2190 days ago

Nice!

-- - Ray

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grumpycarp

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#10 posted 2190 days ago

just finished my first cutting board from scrap. Not even as close to as nice as yours. Yours shows great attention to detail, Mine was just lots of cutting & I got bored . . .

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moshel

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#11 posted 2190 days ago

the cutting is the easy part on this one, although (like any cutting board) it requires very precise cutting. the sanding, on the other hand, is the really exciting part! 80, 100, 120, 150, 180, 240, 320, 400, 600 grit

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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grumpycarp

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#12 posted 2190 days ago

moshel,

I admit it, I am a hack, a butcher a bodger and a cad. I went 80, 150, 220, oil, knife, dinner. I wasn’t happy with the layout, so I called it a prototype.

Yours has a 3D luminescence to it, assisted by the exacting layout.

I can’t stop staring at it . . .

NICE!

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#13 posted 2190 days ago

I can’t help to note that you said warm tung oil. Does that help it to absorb into the wood? And is tong oil exceptable to use on a cutting board?
Nice project.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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Callum Kendall

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#14 posted 2189 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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#15 posted 2189 days ago

Far too good to cut meat and vegatables on! otherwise beautiful ! My eyes are going a bit squiggly.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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