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Wood chopping cart made out of Walnut, Maple and Canary wood.
-- Bob, Portland
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#1 posted 03-03-2014 03:06 AM
That sure has some great color!!! Looks like you will get many generations of use out of it. How thick is the top? Butcher block finish?Thanks for sharing!
-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts
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#2 posted 03-03-2014 05:03 AM
Quite a beauty and very sturdy looking. I would love one for my kitchen!
-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe
#3 posted 03-03-2014 05:23 AM
The top in 4 3/4” thick and I used beeswax to polish it. I really enjoyed making this project.
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#4 posted 03-03-2014 07:03 AM
-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"
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#5 posted 03-03-2014 11:16 AM
Very nice chopping block Bob it looks great and you have done an excellent job.
-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....
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#6 posted 03-04-2014 01:54 AM
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#7 posted 03-04-2014 05:24 PM
I really like this block, great job
-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch
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#8 posted 03-06-2014 04:39 AM
I have a client who wants me to make a 5 foot square butcher block. 4 inch thick. I’ve done end grain cutting boards, but nothing that thick. Any suggestions?
#9 posted 03-06-2014 05:48 AM
Sparkyy-I ran into a challenge when glueing the boards. The glue dried so fast I had to get the lines and boards lined up right the first time. By the time I got to the end, the first boards were almost dry (mallet work needed)I would suggest looking at making 4 or 5 separate sections. Sand them and then glueing them all together at the end. Get a friend to help with the glue.
Good luck, sounds fun!
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#10 posted 03-06-2014 09:23 PM
Now that’s a serious block, great work.
-- Bill, SW Florida
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#11 posted 03-10-2014 01:47 PM
That’s one beautiful and solid build. The wood combo is really attractive with great finish. Great work!
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