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Cutting boards



I recently made three chopping boards from Specrite panel, purchased from Bunnings. 




I divided the board to make 3 boards, I then made a jig for routing out a juice groove, using a 12mm half round router bit.


I also routered out the ends to be used as handles.


I also rounded the edges and corners. 


The boards were sanded using 120 grit and finishing off with 240 grit sandpaper.


I lightly wet the surface of the boards and allowed to dry , this is to allow the grain to rise so I could re sand any rough surface.


Once that was done I coated all over with grapeseed oil, (available from supermarkets), it was left to soak in overnight, I then coated and buffed the surface with a homemade beeswax and coconut oil mixer.


These make great gift ideas.




Here is a sneak peek of my next project, Pot plant stands




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Re: Cutting boards

Hi @JoeAzza


Thank you so much for sharing your cutting board recipe with us. I usually just use ordinary lemon oil, but yours sound so much more robust. The cutting boards look fantastic and your cutting jig is amazing. I hope you don't mind if I borrow that idea from you.


Again, thank you very much for sharing your excellent cutting board project.




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