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post #21 of 25 Old 12-03-2013, 12:30 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by FrankC View Post
How large of a cutting board are you making, the difference between the lowest cost suitable wood and the more expensive is going to be a matter of pennies for the average sized board. Why cheap out on material, that is sort of like buying cheap tools, buy once, cry once.
I want to do about 18" x 24". It's a bit irrelevant though, because my supplier doesn't have a large variety.
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You should never use pallet material for anything that touches food. You never know what has leaked on a pallet.
Absolutely!!! I don't even like to touch it.

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Absolutely!!! I don't even like to touch it.


Nails only hold themselves.

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If you have a small cabinet shop around check with them often they have cut offs and stock that is to small and the likes They might let you look through their scraps make them one and you might even have better luck.

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I am not into making end grain cutting boards, but I have made a couple of thinner ones using maple and walnut. Made nice gifts last year. Somehow you are going to have to have a way to smooth out your board after glue up. You didn't say how you would do that.
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