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#5472337 - 12/11/14 09:55 PM Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board
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I made this with wood cut from a dead mesquite out back. It has been dead for a long while and was very dry wood.

Each square is about 1.5". Overall it is 9x12. This is after the first coat of butcher block conditioner. I will put 3 more coats on it to get it seasoned right.

There are some spots that look like gaps or cracks but it is just really dark areas of the wood.




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#5472343 - 12/11/14 09:57 PM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: texretvet]
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Looks great to me
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#5472345 - 12/11/14 09:58 PM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: texretvet]
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That is beautiful!!!
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#5472350 - 12/11/14 09:59 PM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: texretvet]
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Nice work. I have been contemplating making one of these as well.
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#5472357 - 12/11/14 10:05 PM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: SapperTitan]
texretvet Offline
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Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Nice work. I have been contemplating making one of these as well.


Not too hard to do. Plenty of videos on youtube. I started an oak and black walnut checkered one tonight and will prob finish it tomorrow.

Thanks for the compliments!

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#5472369 - 12/11/14 10:10 PM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: texretvet]
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Looks Good up
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#5472399 - 12/11/14 10:25 PM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: texretvet]
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Like that allot, great color tones
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#5472406 - 12/11/14 10:30 PM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: texretvet]
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Awesome cutting board right there.
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#5472555 - 12/12/14 06:36 AM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: texretvet]
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Very nice work. With the right amount of squares, you could use it as a checker/chess board as well. up
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#5472640 - 12/12/14 07:46 AM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: texretvet]
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That's awesome!!!!!
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#5472660 - 12/12/14 08:01 AM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: texretvet]
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Sweet!
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#5472679 - 12/12/14 08:13 AM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: landsurveyor]
Tres Offline
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Looks awesome.
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#5472700 - 12/12/14 08:31 AM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: texretvet]
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SWEET! Looks like a lot of work. up
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#5473144 - 12/12/14 12:01 PM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: texretvet]
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Registered: 06/28/09
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Loc: santa fe, tx
nice work

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#5473346 - 12/12/14 02:15 PM Re: Mesquite End-Grain Cutting Board [Re: texretvet]
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Very nice work! up
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