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Hi,

I have a crack in a cutting board that I'm making and I just wanted to know how to fill it.

Can anyone tell me what I should use to fill it?

Here is a picture:

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I have been on other forums and they say use epoxy resin, but i'm not sure if it is food safe or not.

Many thanks,

Jackson
 

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That is not a crack, just a piece of the natural edge of a board which was not cut off prior to assembly.

I would fill with epoxy. You will see the defect in the board but at least there will not be a space to catch food particles.

Epoxy, CA, yellow glue should all food safe when cured.
 

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It appears to me it's a resinous substance. Whether a resin, a crack or other, rip it out on the TS and glue the joint.
Yep , looks that way .

'Tasmanian Oak' is a name given to a few gumtrees . Some machine well , others do not . Some have voids , resin pockets , areas of flakey grain .

'Victorian Ash' is a name given to a few gumtrees . Some machine well , others do not . Some have voids , resin pockets , areas of flakey grain .

Other names are also used
 
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