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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    I am looking to build a fairly large end-grain cutting board that will double as a countertop... about 30"x36". I'm considering purchasing a commercially available countertop/benchtop such as this THIS from Lowes, and slicing it up into strips the desired thickness of my final product...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi All! A have a general question regarding the orientation of ripped strips for end grain cutting boards. Assuming I have a longboard that has been jointed and planned and ready for initial ripping on a table saw. Once rips have been made, how should the strips be orientated with respect to...
  3. Forestry & Milling
    Hello, I am fairly new to woodworking and I need input from woodworkers experienced with Chilean mesquite. 1. Is this wood suitable for making an end grain chopping block? 2. How long should I let me log cure before cutting it into boards and turning blocks? 3. Any other advise for someone...
  4. Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    Of all my tools and operations performed on or with them, routing end grain that has a curve, using the router table, intimidates me most. Because I don't know how to do it safely, I have had some disastrous near misses. And, I've wasted a lot of material. I'm about to make some cabinet doors...
  5. Project Showcase
    I started a few months ago by making a board for my wife. Before I knew what happened I had people asking me to make boards for them. Right now I have some 7 boards complete and ready for delivery. I'm having a ball with these. And orders keep coming in via word of mouth.
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