PDF Plan: Making A Solid Wood Cutting Board
This Instructable details how to make hardwood cutting boards out of maple and cherry scraps. Passing them through a planer to take off the outermost layers of varnish and wood. Get a big pile of wood and make one for everyone you know paired with a cookbook or a small culinary item, a homemade cutting board would make such a lovely gift. My recommendation? Get a big pile of wood and make one for everyone you know paired with a cookbook or a small culinary item, a homemade cutting board would make such a lovely gift. To make your own cutting board, you will need: untreated hardwood (we used oak), a circular saw or table saw, sandpaper, food grade mineral oil and a clean cloth. Here are a few additional resources for awesome cutting board projects and tips: Woodworking Adventures, The Wood Whisperer and Centsational Girl.
All of the solid wood chopping boards that we make are suitable for all types of food preparation, including vegetables, meat and fish. An occasional rub down with vegetable oil will keep these boards looking good. The homeowner in this project is also a great cook who wants to make a very solid chopping board that will not warp or move as she cuts. Network engineer Peter Brown decided to make a cutting board that resembles a swirly chess board out of two sheets of maple and walnut. Woodworking and alcohol should never mix.
And we stock several woods that make excellent and beautiful cutting boards. Take a look at these woods below, make your selection, and we’ll ship you any amount of wood you need or want. Bamboo Wood, Solid Boards 1x12x48 (Carbonized / Dark). 11. That said, a good-quality wooden cutting board requires a bit of maintenance from time to time to stay in tip-top cutting shape. That sound your knife makes when you rock it back and forth on a metal cutting board? How To Oil and Maintain Wood Cutting Boards (and Spoons!) in 5 Minutes a Month. If there are still pieces of solid wax, give the mixture a good stir with the chopsticks until thoroughly melted.
Solid Wood Chopping Boards
This one 103 is made from a solid piece of big leaf maple and is 2-inches thick. No tree was cut down specifically to make our boards. Usually the tree came down because it was in the way of power lines, or came down in a storm, etc.