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Clear pine for serving board - Your thoughts?

by MT_Stringer
posted 07-25-2016 11:31 PM

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#1 posted 07-26-2016 06:07 PM

Pine won’t last. Maple would be a better choice. If it’s a decorative then its fine.


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#2 posted 07-26-2016 06:22 PM

Yep that pine is not near hard enough to hold up. My father had a paddle shaped cutting board it was a prototype made from yellow pine. After he made the finished product from walnut, he took the yellow pine prototype drilled some holes in and ill let you guess what he used it for after that. I was a well mannered and polite young fellow as a child.

-- "Boy you could get more work done it you quit flapping your pie hole" Grandpa

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#3 posted 07-26-2016 06:34 PM

In denmark we make small cutting boards from pine. they do just fine as long as you do not put them in the dishwashing machine. Do nothing with them except rinse them with hot water. Remember that wood has a antibiotic feature.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#4 posted 07-26-2016 11:57 PM

Thanks. I couldn’t pass up the price…$2.00 USD for 1×6x10 feet long! There were two of them.

I would think a bread server would not go through a lot of pain and agony, but might have some cuts.
I will find some way to use it.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#5 posted 07-27-2016 03:34 AM

My Grandmother had a favorite pine cutting board. Used it for everything. She passed on at 91 and the cutting board was just about worn through. So, yes, a pine cutting board will wear out, but it won’t be quick.

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