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  1. #1
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    Sep 2010
    Southern, Illinois

    Cutting Board -

    I built a couple of these for family and friends. They are end-grain\butcher block style cutting boards. Never thought I would use a belt sander with 80 grit paper on a shop project, but this stuff is hard! Black walnut and white oak with several coats of mineral oil. Block are 1.5" thick.

    I am pretty happy with the results. Even the little boards weigh a ton!

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  2. #2
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    Nov 2006
    Delton, Michigan
    look great and i see you even put a handle recess in them for better handling
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    Apr 2007
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    Well done Doug. I have got to try one of those.
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  4. #4
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    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Looks really nice I've been wanting to make one of those for quite some time.
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  5. #5
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    Sep 2007
    Plainwell, Michigan
    Great looking board Doug, love it being end grain and like Larry said, the handle recess is a great idea

  6. #6
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    Aug 2007
    Reno NV
    What beauties! Nice job on lining up the corners fo the squares... That's hard to do!
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  7. #7
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    Feb 2007
    Inside the Beltway
    Wow! Very nicely done!

  8. #8
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    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Great board, Doug. Not much chance of that one wearing out in the next few centuries, huh? I'll bet the recipients will be very happy with them.
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    Very nice .............
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