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Forum topic by rrdesigns posted 12-09-2011 05:45 PM 1195 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-09-2011 05:45 PM

Topic tags/keywords: thickness cutting boards

Which thickness is best for end grain cutting boards produced for sale? I’ve seen anywhere from 1” to 3” in the marketplace.

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#1 posted 12-09-2011 05:48 PM

For me, I aim for 1 1/2” but the ones I make now range from 1 1/4” – 1 1/2”

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#2 posted 12-09-2011 06:14 PM

I’ve only made a few, but they range from 1” to 1 1/2” depending on the request.

I made one monster 24”X34”x2 1/2” for a little old lady. She’s only about 4’9” tall and about 4 years older than Noah, but she hauls that thing to all kinds of baking contests and manhandles it in and out of her station wagon onto a cart so she can use it.
That one was more a labor of love and respect…. I doubt if I could have ever gotten out of it what I had in it for materials and labor.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#3 posted 12-10-2011 08:03 AM

I go for the inch and a half…for end grain chopping boards….. inch a bit for long grain bread boards…

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