Cutting Board

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Project by mpwylie posted 06-18-2008 06:51 AM 3325 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I watched the wood wisperers video on making an end grain cutting board and made my version of it. It measures a little over 8”x10 1/2”. It has 4 coats of salad bowl finish on it. It is made of black walnut and cherry. I made this one for a buddy that gives me my rough cut lumber from his home made saw mill. The saw mill is made of John Deere tractor parts.

-- Paul Wylie, Rogers, AR

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#1 posted 06-18-2008 06:57 AM

Very nice cutting board

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#3 posted 06-18-2008 12:28 PM

End grain boards are a lot of work but the end justifies the means. Nice work.

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#4 posted 06-18-2008 05:03 PM

Nice job, I needed the push to get started. You make it look sooooo easy. The wood selection is eye popping as well. I need something like this for Christmas.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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#5 posted 06-18-2008 05:40 PM

Nice job! One of my favorite wood combinations.

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#6 posted 06-18-2008 05:49 PM

Nice work. I am planning on making cutting boards to give my staff at work for Christmas. I too watched the Whisperer’s video. I am thinking of using purple heart like he did, but I don’t have a good source around here so your wood combinations may just be the ticket.

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#7 posted 06-18-2008 06:28 PM

looks great

-- Joe, Ga

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#8 posted 06-19-2008 04:03 AM

very nice job indeed : )

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#9 posted 06-20-2008 02:46 AM

Hey Paul, that’s a good looking cutting board.

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, [email protected]

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#10 posted 07-25-2008 06:07 PM

very nice job

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#11 posted 08-04-2009 10:14 PM

Nice cutting board.

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#12 posted 08-04-2009 10:16 PM

Now take it one step further and stagger the second glue up for a different and much stronger board,
Lazy Larry

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