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Re: Cherry or Walnut for New Cutting Board?

Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:33 pm

Good looking board Red!

Re: Cherry or Walnut for New Cutting Board?

Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:01 pm

Thanks. I really like it. Another thing off my to do list.

Re: Cherry or Walnut for New Cutting Board?

Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:16 am

You made that? Sweet!

Re: Cherry or Walnut for New Cutting Board?

Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:27 pm

Beautiful job Red - nicely done!

It's always interesting to see which topics generate a lot of posts - you never know which ones will get things crankin' :-).

Re: Cherry or Walnut for New Cutting Board?

Fri Dec 20, 2013 4:34 pm

It's made out of 3/4 stock. All pieces ripped to 1 1/2 " or less then alternate the end grain before gluing back together. This provides stability and adds to the variation in the pattern when it's done. After this is dry, it gets planed flat, then it's crosscut into 2" strips then every other strip is flipped 180 degrees and glued back together so the end grain is on top. By flipping every other piece, you stagger all of the glue lines and also add to the random pattern. The end result is a 2" thick board that has lots of variation in the top. It's a lot more gluing to do this with 3/4 stock versus 8/4 stock.

Re: Cherry or Walnut for New Cutting Board?

Thu Dec 26, 2013 2:24 am

That's sweet dude, nice.

Re: Cherry or Walnut for New Cutting Board?

Wed Jan 01, 2014 3:30 pm

Looking at getting a new board, can't choose between lonestar, board smith or a boos block. Help?

Re: Cherry or Walnut for New Cutting Board?

Wed Jan 01, 2014 4:30 pm

If want to support a true small business man throw out Boos first and go from there.

Regardless of who you choose from there you are going to get a great product that you will be passing down to your grandchildren.

Re: Cherry or Walnut for New Cutting Board?

Thu Feb 06, 2014 5:23 am

Wound up getting a different board, should be here within a few days, will post pics when it comes. Excited!

Re: Cherry or Walnut for New Cutting Board?

Fri Feb 07, 2014 3:03 am

wow NICE!
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