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Project by sawdustjunkie posted 06-01-2015 03:18 AM 1115 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Starting to make these for gifts this Christmas.
Made with Hard Maple, Cherry and Mahagony.
Used the Mineral oil and then the oil & bees wax to finish them.

-- Steve: Franklin, WI

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#1 posted 06-01-2015 10:35 AM

Nice looking cutting boards. Someone is going to be happy with their gift this Christmas.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#2 posted 06-04-2015 03:21 AM

Just started my first cutting board today. Hope it turns out at least half as good as yours have!

-- May the good Lord help me if I ever actually have a shop, garage or basement.

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#3 posted 06-04-2015 04:48 PM

ajw1978. Thanks for the comment!
There are many boards being shown on this site and are all quite impressive.
I just started making these about 3 weeks ago.
Most will be for gifts for Christmas, but have actually sold some to a few friends who took a look and got one for their wives.
They aren’t really very hard to make. It just takes some time in the glue-ups and then it takes about 5 days of coating them with the mineral oil and then the oil & bees wax.
Since I work full time, I can only make these on my off time, which isn’t that much time.
Because of work, it usually takes me about 2 weeks to make the board, so I made 3 at a time ahd then did all the sanding at once then the mineral oil.
Good luck on your efforts. I am sure your boards will look great!


-- Steve: Franklin, WI

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