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Walnut Cutting /Serving boards

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Project by jbschutz posted 05-10-2019 03:44 PM 491 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A few years ago, a friend gave me a walnut log about 3.5 feet long and 12 inches in diameter…..bark still on. I stored it for two years, and then had it cut into 1 inch boards with the bark still attached. After a year in the rafters of my garage, it was dry enough to try a project. I liked the edge left when the bark was removed, and this seemed to lend itself to some free-form, natural-edge cutting/serving boards.
The nearer one is about 13 inches long and the far one is about 17 inches. They have a finger hole that will also make it easy to hang them up. They are sanded to 220 and finished with food grade mineral oil.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com





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JL7

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#1 posted 05-11-2019 12:50 AM

They are perfect John! I have a walnut stump in my backyard now…....hmmm

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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Ivan

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#2 posted 05-11-2019 09:38 AM

Nice dark to light parts of walnut transition.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 05-12-2019 01:11 AM

Great looking wood, and the way you cut the design really makes them stand out !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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