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Forum topic by Les posted 03-11-2013 11:13 AM 589 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Les

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03-11-2013 11:13 AM

Good morning all,

I have a good supply of purple heart and pink rosewood and would like to use it for jazzing up cutting boards. Anyone see any problem with these woods for cutting boards?

Thanks

Les

-- Stay busy....Stay young


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#1 posted 03-11-2013 01:14 PM

purple heart should work fine,
I’ve never worked with pink rosewood, so i don’t know.

-- Joel

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#2 posted 03-12-2013 02:38 AM

Rosewood is a potent sensitizer according to this chart. It might be best to avoid it for CBs.

-- Art

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#3 posted 03-12-2013 03:01 AM

AandCsyle....thanks for posting the chart…added to my woodworking tips archieve

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#4 posted 03-12-2013 04:19 PM

Art,
Thanks for the input, the chart is great. It might be best to leave the rosewood alone..

Les

-- Stay busy....Stay young

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