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Forum topic by Brandonhopper33 posted 07-10-2018 11:51 PM 450 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Brandonhopper33

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07-10-2018 11:51 PM

This is my first cutting board and I’m really excited with the way it turned out except there is one spot where I must not have clamped well enough and there’s a very small space between two boards. Is there something like wood hardener that I can put in there in order to not have it be affected when water gets in there?

If not, I could rip that piece out. It’s the last board and would only take about an inch off the width.

Walnut and ash, finished with cutting board finish.

Thank you very much!


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Rich

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#1 posted 07-11-2018 12:46 AM

You can fill it with epoxy putty. Alternatively, you could rip and re-glue it and only lose a kerf width from the board.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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#2 posted 07-11-2018 02:39 AM

I had a similar issue. Like Rich mentioned above, I chose to rip and re-glue.

-- Rick - I know I am not perfect, but I will keep pressing on toward the goal of becoming all I am called to be.

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Brandonhopper33

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#3 posted 07-11-2018 03:08 AM

That’s a great idea. Thank you!

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#4 posted 07-11-2018 04:13 AM

Rip and reglue.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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