Mixed species end grain cutting board

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Project by Courtney posted 02-15-2014 11:43 PM 1872 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first end grain board, about 1 1/2”x20”x24”. It’s cherry, soft maple, and hickory. I was slightly hesitant to use hickory since it’s ring porous, but I’m just using the board for fruit and veggies and it’s such a beautiful wood I couldn’t resist. I soaked the board in flax seed oil for about 4 days (off and on). I let it cure for about a week and then finished with a couple coats of beeswax. Thanks for checking it out!

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#1 posted 02-15-2014 11:53 PM

Very nice! I like that random look.

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#2 posted 02-16-2014 12:50 AM

Looks good, like the colors, that thing is a monster

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#3 posted 02-16-2014 12:54 AM

I agree with the random comment > good work Courtney

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#4 posted 02-16-2014 12:57 PM

Nice work… turned out great…..

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#5 posted 02-16-2014 03:41 PM

Looks like the dogs approve. They have good taste too! NICE!

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#6 posted 02-17-2014 02:27 AM

Nice work Courtney !.....Thanks for sharing

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#7 posted 02-21-2014 02:14 PM

It came out really beautiful, like the cool grain patterns of the mix woods. Great job!

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