Ash OK For Cutting Boards?

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Forum topic by Mean_Dean posted 02-25-2010 03:58 AM 1231 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-25-2010 03:58 AM

I’ve always used hard maple and walnut for cutting boards, but I came across some ash, and was wondering if it would be ok to use for cutting boards?

Thanks in advance!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#1 posted 02-25-2010 04:18 AM

I use ash all the time for face grain cutting boards. It sucks for end grain boards.

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#2 posted 02-25-2010 04:54 AM

I have one in my projects that my wife has used for a couple years.

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