More End Grain Boards for friends and family

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Project by Arcola60 posted 07-09-2014 02:46 AM 1264 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Three end grain boards that I made for my Brother, Uncle, and a very good friend. They have all helped me through out my life. This was just a small thank you to all of them. I could not find the last picture of the two boards finished in mineral oil. The woods used were: African Mahogany, Black Walnut, Cherry, European Beach, Jarrah, Maple, Osage Orange, (200 year old) Pecan, Purple Heart, Tineo, and White Oak. Not all of the boards had every combination. I finished the boards in mineral oil. They are still fun to make.
While talking with my Uncle he told me he has a brand new 13” planer, still in the box. He is giving it to me. My father gave it to him. Wow, was all that I could say! Good friends and family. I will love them forever.

Ellery Becnel

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#1 posted 07-09-2014 03:25 AM

It is about family. Great work; great recognition of why we do what we do!

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA,

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#2 posted 07-09-2014 04:51 AM

Great job, those patterns sort of make my eyes go funny but very nice, an end grain is on my list of to do projects!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#3 posted 07-10-2014 09:36 PM

I like the choice of wood. Definitely a fun build. Awesome pattern.

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#4 posted 07-10-2014 09:55 PM

I’m a proud owner of one of these cutting boards and I have to say that pictures don’t do it justice. It’s just beautiful and to know what went into it makes me even prouder to own one. Thanks so much!

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