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Forum topic by USMCSergeant posted 05-28-2013 01:51 AM 2862 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-28-2013 01:51 AM

My first attempt was a mothers day gift and I decided to keep it simple. Walnut and hard maple end grain, 1.5 inches thick, finished with mineral oil.

My second board I wanted to try something a little more complicated. Walnut, hard maple, and cherry end grain. I had enough for 4 boards, I think they’ll make nice gifts. This was also finished with mineral oil

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#1 posted 05-28-2013 01:54 AM

Very nice. I rather like the “simplicity” of the first one.

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#2 posted 05-28-2013 01:56 AM

well done
and excellent for your first

your secret handshake
is in the mail

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#3 posted 05-28-2013 02:01 AM

I like the first one better also. I thought it would look terrible when finished but I was surprised at how it turned out.

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#4 posted 05-28-2013 02:18 AM

Very nice cutting boards.

PS. If you post this on the project page, you will get many more views.

-- Joel

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#5 posted 05-28-2013 02:18 AM

Nice !...
+1 for the simplicity of the 1st one

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#6 posted 05-28-2013 02:30 AM

Thanks Jap, I was looking for the best forum to put this post

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#7 posted 05-28-2013 04:24 AM

Nice work. Great looking boards

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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