Tardis End Grain Cutting Board

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Project by handmadewithashley posted 08-03-2017 01:19 PM 2301 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a Tardis end grain cutting for a geeky newlywed couple’s wedding gift. I used walnut, maple and cherry. I almost made the mistake of including sassafras. This was my first end grain cutting board and I really enjoyed making it. I sealed the board with mineral oil followed by a coat of a mineral oil + beeswax paste.

I created a video tutorial on how I made the cutting board. You can watch it down below. I also have a written tutorial on my blog.

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-- Ashley, Alabama, Instagram - @handmadewithashley,,

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#1 posted 08-03-2017 01:54 PM

Funny theme and very well done. Lovely colours. Unique cutting board design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 08-03-2017 02:10 PM

first one I ever seen in that style …..very nice …..Welcome 2 LJ’s ….GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#3 posted 08-03-2017 06:10 PM

LOL. Nice work. They should love it.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 08-03-2017 10:37 PM

Is it bigger on the inside? LOL Great job and welcome to LJs, you will find a number of Whovians here who share your love of woodworking.

-- Leafherder

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#5 posted 08-04-2017 09:14 AM

Thank you everyone for the kind comments and warm welcome :)

-- Ashley, Alabama, Instagram - @handmadewithashley,,

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#6 posted 08-04-2017 01:09 PM

That is such a cool wedding gift. It turned out beautifully!

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#7 posted 08-04-2017 01:10 PM

Looks real nice. Never seen one like this before.


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#8 posted 08-04-2017 01:10 PM

Looks real nice. Never seen one like this before.


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#9 posted 08-05-2017 08:15 PM

Really nice work Ashley :) Would seem a shame to use it, but then again I like the idea that it’s functional and will be enjoyed by others :)

-- Wood Yogi - Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. - Swami Sivananda

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