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#1 posted 11-17-2012 03:57 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy!

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#2 posted 11-17-2012 04:18 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
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#3 posted 11-17-2012 06:06 PM

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

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#4 posted 09-18-2013 12:55 AM

I have read where some do not recommend oak for end grain cutting boards. Has anyone had problems with this?
What about using poplar for these? I have made a couple, however, they ended up sitting on a counter and not being used, so not sure of the durability.

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#5 posted 09-18-2013 01:16 AM

I am not a cutting board builder but I think the reasoning on oak and cutting boards is this: Oak has open pores or open grain and food is easily trapped in those pores. Contamination occurs and food poisoning occurs. A closed grain species should be used. That is what I think I have read on here.

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