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02-11-2019 03:45 PM

End Grain Bucher block staining - 5 replies

I have a client who is dying for one of my blocks. However, he only wants one if I can match his decor which is primarily grey and white. From my understanding pickling and staining will render the board unusable for food use. Anyone have ideas they could share that may work?

05-16-2018 02:08 PM

planer issue - 7 replies

I have the Rigid 13 inch planer and I like making end-grain cutting boards. My problem is, after milling is done and all the boards are beautiful and done with the first glue up, I plane again to flatten from inconsistency in wood height from clamping and after I make my cross cuts I notice my boards have gaps between because the planer left &#...

08-09-2017 05:13 PM

need some help - 14 replies

I have started making butcher blocks and i love it! but I always run into issue with the second glue up. I mill my own wood and go through all the normal processes. everything is sexy and straight and square. After the first glue up has set, I plane the board, then i move to the cross cut sled and cut pieces to size. I put them in the clamps...

02-20-2017 09:26 PM

Milling - 10 replies

Hi Guys, Quick question. I am making end grain cutting boards. I am taking my rough lumber and starting at the jointer and running one face and side to get them flat. then I use my planer for the other face and the table saw for the last edge. my square shows all angles square and my calipers show all sides parallel. however, after my first...

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