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#1 posted 600 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 600 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
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#3 posted 600 days ago

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

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#4 posted 295 days ago

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.
Thanks.

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#5 posted 295 days ago

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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