Cutting board from junk wood

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Project by thesoninlaw posted 01-12-2014 12:40 AM 1226 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Oak from a wine processing at my work. The dark stripes were from right next to the bolt holes by which the oak was attached to a chain. I imagine that the wine penetrated more deeply there.

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#1 posted 01-12-2014 02:48 AM

Oh man! You have SUCH a selling point!

“Wine Stained Cutting Boards!” 100% recycled from the wine industry!

Yuppies and Hipsters will pay TONS for these.

Very cool idea and a really nice board – really!



-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#2 posted 01-12-2014 04:50 AM

Seriously—it’s my first end-grain project! The thought never occurred to me. I do believe you have a point.

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#3 posted 01-12-2014 07:10 AM

from junk but has a lot of character.

well done.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#4 posted 01-12-2014 12:51 PM

now you know…there’s no such thing as junk wood.
Nice board.

-- Steve--

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#5 posted 01-13-2014 06:05 PM

I agree with shopdog. No such think as junk wood.

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#6 posted 01-16-2014 02:35 PM

It came out great. Like the grains, figures and colors on that beautiful oak.

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