First cutting board

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Project by AntHillFarms posted 11-28-2018 03:43 AM 1083 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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These are the first cutting boards I’ve made. The square one is walnut and maple with purpleheart accents. The longer one is just walnut and maple. I enjoyed making these and I’m ready to get some more done.

-- David, Ant Hill Farms

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#1 posted 11-28-2018 08:28 PM

Looks nice David, how did you finish them?

-- Klinkman, hand tool enthusiast

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#2 posted 11-28-2018 09:07 PM

Good job Dave! I’ll be making my first side grain boards soon, hope they look as nice as yours.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#3 posted 11-28-2018 11:59 PM

Nice.Walnut and maple are good color combos for cutting boards.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#4 posted 12-02-2018 03:26 AM

Thanks guys! I really appreciate the kind words. They’re finished with Howard Butcher Block Conditioner from Lowe’s. It’s a mix of mineral oil, carnuba, and bees wax. I like the finish but it’s kind of pricey so I’m going to stick with just mineral oil only next ones.

-- David, Ant Hill Farms

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#5 posted 12-02-2018 06:37 PM

Nice work Dave!

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#6 posted 12-04-2018 04:22 PM

Very nice! I am about to begin my first project and hope it comes out at least half as nice as yours.

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