• Re: They don't use my cutting board

    From DerbyDad03@21:1/5 to Ed Pawlowski on Sun Jul 10 16:59:44 2022
    On Sunday, July 10, 2022 at 7:34:10 PM UTC-4, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good. I may give
    it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age. One a trip a couple of
    weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to. Both have them displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced
    on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other
    uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg

    Make them a nice cutting board and they'll never use for the reason stated. Make them a boring looking one and they'll hide it in the back of a cabinet
    to avoid looking at. You'll never win. ;-)

    Nice job!

    It looks like you've got some Douglas Fir in there. I had bunch left over from a
    project so I was going to make some end-grain cutting boards with it. Before
    I got a chance to use it, my daughter asked me for it. Her and her BF are (were?)
    going to make a pair of nightstands with it.

    It's been 2 years and the wood is still sitting in her basement. :-(

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  • From hubops@ccanoemail.com@21:1/5 to Ed Pawlowski on Sun Jul 10 19:55:37 2022
    On Sun, 10 Jul 2022 19:34:05 -0400, Ed Pawlowski <esp@snet.xxx> wrote:

    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good. I may give
    it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age. One a trip a couple of
    weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to. Both have them >displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced
    on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other
    uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg



    Looks like you put too much work into it ?
    Next time try an old piece of barnboard ..
    they won't use it either but you
    save some work ... :-)
    John T.

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  • From Ed Pawlowski@21:1/5 to All on Sun Jul 10 19:34:05 2022
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good. I may give
    it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age. One a trip a couple of
    weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to. Both have them displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced
    on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other
    uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg

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  • From Bill@21:1/5 to Ed Pawlowski on Sun Jul 10 21:12:05 2022
    On 7/10/2022 7:34 PM, Ed Pawlowski wrote:

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg

    I agree with them. It looks too nice to risk scratching it up! : )

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  • From Leon@21:1/5 to Ed Pawlowski on Mon Jul 11 08:29:45 2022
    On 7/10/2022 6:34 PM, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use?  Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards.  One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good.  I may give
    it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age.  One a trip a couple of weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to.  Both have them displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced
    on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other
    uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg


    I got the same answers from the dozen or so boards that I had given. I
    told them that if they mark it up that I would resand it for them.

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  • From Brian Welch@21:1/5 to Leon on Mon Jul 11 06:31:42 2022
    On Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:29:53 AM UTC-4, Leon wrote:
    On 7/10/2022 6:34 PM, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good. I may give
    it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age. One a trip a couple of weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to. Both have them displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced
    on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg
    I got the same answers from the dozen or so boards that I had given. I
    told them that if they mark it up that I would resand it for them.

    Very nice work...Nice thing about endgrain boards is that they hold up pretty well against scratching, not to mention being easier on knife egdes...

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  • From Michael@21:1/5 to Ed Pawlowski on Mon Jul 11 15:56:21 2022
    On Sunday, July 10, 2022 at 6:34:10 PM UTC-5, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good. I may give
    it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age. One a trip a couple of
    weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to. Both have them displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced
    on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other
    uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg


    I can see why they cherish them. Well done!

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  • From krw@notreal.com@21:1/5 to bnwelch@gmail.com on Mon Jul 11 21:04:46 2022
    On Mon, 11 Jul 2022 06:31:42 -0700 (PDT), Brian Welch
    <bnwelch@gmail.com> wrote:

    On Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:29:53 AM UTC-4, Leon wrote:
    On 7/10/2022 6:34 PM, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good. I may give >> > it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age. One a trip a couple of
    weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to. Both have them
    displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced
    on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other >> > uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg
    I got the same answers from the dozen or so boards that I had given. I
    told them that if they mark it up that I would resand it for them.

    Very nice work...Nice thing about endgrain boards is that they hold up pretty well against scratching, not to mention being easier on knife egdes...

    It's my understanding that bacteria don't like them much either.

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  • From Ed Pawlowski@21:1/5 to All on Mon Jul 11 22:19:59 2022
    On 7/10/2022 7:59 PM, DerbyDad03 wrote:
    On Sunday, July 10, 2022 at 7:34:10 PM UTC-4, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good. I may give
    it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age. One a trip a couple of
    weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to. Both have them
    displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced
    on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other
    uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg

    Make them a nice cutting board and they'll never use for the reason stated. Make them a boring looking one and they'll hide it in the back of a cabinet to avoid looking at. You'll never win. ;-)

    Nice job!

    It looks like you've got some Douglas Fir in there. I had bunch left over from a
    project so I was going to make some end-grain cutting boards with it. Before I got a chance to use it, my daughter asked me for it. Her and her BF are (were?)
    going to make a pair of nightstands with it.

    It's been 2 years and the wood is still sitting in her basement. :-(

    White oak, cherry, walnut

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  • From Ed Pawlowski@21:1/5 to Leon on Mon Jul 11 22:21:43 2022
    On 7/11/2022 9:29 AM, Leon wrote:
    On 7/10/2022 6:34 PM, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use?  Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards.  One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.


    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg


    I got the same answers from the dozen or so boards that I had given.  I
    told them that if they mark it up that I would resand it for them.

    Yes, they were well oiled before I sent them. I'm going to sand mine as
    it is darkening a bit over the years

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  • From Markem618@21:1/5 to Ed Pawlowski on Tue Jul 12 08:47:54 2022
    On Mon, 11 Jul 2022 22:21:43 -0400, Ed Pawlowski <esp@snet.xxx> wrote:

    On 7/11/2022 9:29 AM, Leon wrote:
    On 7/10/2022 6:34 PM, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.


    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg


    I got the same answers from the dozen or so boards that I had given. I
    told them that if they mark it up that I would resand it for them.

    Yes, they were well oiled before I sent them. I'm going to sand mine as
    it is darkening a bit over the years

    They value it is a treasured gift from friend.

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  • From pyotr filipivich@21:1/5 to All on Tue Jul 12 08:06:12 2022
    Ed Pawlowski <esp@snet.xxx> on Sun, 10 Jul 2022 19:34:05 -0400 typed
    in rec.woodworking the following:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good. I may give
    it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age. One a trip a couple of
    weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to. Both have them >displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced
    on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other
    uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg

    They are _using_ the board. Maybe not the way you would, but they
    are.

    The real question is "Whose board is it? Yours or theirs?" It is difficult to let go of something you put a lot of effort into, but ...
    you gave it to them.

    Years ago, I sold a house. A week after closing, the shed which I
    had spent a summer rebuilding, caught fire. I was very upset. Then I
    learned that it had been empty, so no "great loss".
    And it wasn't my shed anymore, I'd sold the place, it wasn't my problem.
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  • From Ed Pawlowski@21:1/5 to pyotr filipivich on Tue Jul 12 17:18:32 2022
    On 7/12/2022 11:06 AM, pyotr filipivich wrote:
    Ed Pawlowski <esp@snet.xxx> on Sun, 10 Jul 2022 19:34:05 -0400 typed
    in rec.woodworking the following:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good. I may give
    it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age. One a trip a couple of
    weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to. Both have them
    displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced
    on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other
    uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg

    They are _using_ the board. Maybe not the way you would, but they
    are.

    The real question is "Whose board is it? Yours or theirs?" It is difficult to let go of something you put a lot of effort into, but ...
    you gave it to them.

    Yes, I'm happy to see they have it on display and value it.

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  • From Ed Pawlowski@21:1/5 to All on Tue Jul 12 17:22:54 2022
    On 7/12/2022 9:47 AM, Markem618 wrote:
    On Mon, 11 Jul 2022 22:21:43 -0400, Ed Pawlowski <esp@snet.xxx> wrote:

    On 7/11/2022 9:29 AM, Leon wrote:
    On 7/10/2022 6:34 PM, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use?  Back over a dozen years ago I >>>> made three cutting boards.  One for myself, the other two as gifts for >>>> good friends.


    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg


    I got the same answers from the dozen or so boards that I had given.  I >>> told them that if they mark it up that I would resand it for them.

    Yes, they were well oiled before I sent them. I'm going to sand mine as
    it is darkening a bit over the years

    They value it is a treasured gift from friend.

    Yes and I appreciate that.

    For the one friend liked my Tudor bench so I make one for them too but
    they paid for the material.

    https://postimg.cc/0r5pYtwb

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  • From DerbyDad03@21:1/5 to pyotr filipivich on Tue Jul 12 17:46:18 2022
    On Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 11:06:19 AM UTC-4, pyotr filipivich wrote:
    Ed Pawlowski <e...@snet.xxx> on Sun, 10 Jul 2022 19:34:05 -0400 typed
    in rec.woodworking the following:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good. I may give
    it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age. One a trip a couple of >weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to. Both have them >displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced
    on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other >uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg
    They are _using_ the board. Maybe not the way you would, but they
    are.

    The real question is "Whose board is it? Yours or theirs?" It is
    difficult to let go of something you put a lot of effort into, but ...
    you gave it to them.


    I built this and gave it to my (adult) daughter. It's 5' long and made from skip-planed 8/4 poplar. It was the first thing I built where I milled (ripped and planed) every board to size.

    https://i.imgur.com/lKWXiTy.jpg

    She painted it pink.

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  • From Ed Pawlowski@21:1/5 to All on Wed Jul 13 00:07:17 2022
    On 7/12/2022 8:46 PM, DerbyDad03 wrote:
    On Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 11:06:19 AM UTC-4, pyotr filipivich wrote:
    Ed Pawlowski <e...@snet.xxx> on Sun, 10 Jul 2022 19:34:05 -0400 typed
    in rec.woodworking the following:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good. I may give
    it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age. One a trip a couple of
    weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to. Both have them
    displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced
    on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other >>> uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg
    They are _using_ the board. Maybe not the way you would, but they
    are.

    The real question is "Whose board is it? Yours or theirs?" It is
    difficult to let go of something you put a lot of effort into, but ...
    you gave it to them.


    I built this and gave it to my (adult) daughter. It's 5' long and made from skip-planed 8/4 poplar. It was the first thing I built where I milled (ripped and planed) every board to size.

    https://i.imgur.com/lKWXiTy.jpg

    She painted it pink.

    I'd prefer the look of the wood but . . .

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  • From DerbyDad03@21:1/5 to Ed Pawlowski on Wed Jul 13 01:28:01 2022
    On Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 12:07:24 AM UTC-4, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    On 7/12/2022 8:46 PM, DerbyDad03 wrote:
    On Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 11:06:19 AM UTC-4, pyotr filipivich wrote:
    Ed Pawlowski <e...@snet.xxx> on Sun, 10 Jul 2022 19:34:05 -0400 typed
    in rec.woodworking the following:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I >>> made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for >>> good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good. I may give >>> it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age. One a trip a couple of >>> weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to. Both have them >>> displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced >>> on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other >>> uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool, >>> use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg
    They are _using_ the board. Maybe not the way you would, but they
    are.

    The real question is "Whose board is it? Yours or theirs?" It is
    difficult to let go of something you put a lot of effort into, but ...
    you gave it to them.


    I built this and gave it to my (adult) daughter. It's 5' long and made from
    skip-planed 8/4 poplar. It was the first thing I built where I milled (ripped
    and planed) every board to size.

    https://i.imgur.com/lKWXiTy.jpg

    She painted it pink.
    I'd prefer the look of the wood but . . .

    As do I, but as pyotr noted, once I gave it to her, especially
    unfinished, it's hers to do with as she pleases.

    She loves it and that’s all that matters to me.

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  • From Brian Welch@21:1/5 to Ed Pawlowski on Wed Jul 13 07:52:28 2022
    On Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 5:22:59 PM UTC-4, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    On 7/12/2022 9:47 AM, Markem618 wrote:
    On Mon, 11 Jul 2022 22:21:43 -0400, Ed Pawlowski <e...@snet.xxx> wrote:

    On 7/11/2022 9:29 AM, Leon wrote:
    On 7/10/2022 6:34 PM, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I >>>> made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for >>>> good friends.


    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg


    I got the same answers from the dozen or so boards that I had given. I >>> told them that if they mark it up that I would resand it for them.

    Yes, they were well oiled before I sent them. I'm going to sand mine as
    it is darkening a bit over the years

    They value it is a treasured gift from friend.
    Yes and I appreciate that.

    For the one friend liked my Tudor bench so I make one for them too but
    they paid for the material.

    https://postimg.cc/0r5pYtwb
    Nice work! Just another item on my always-getting-longer to do list...

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  • From pyotr filipivich@21:1/5 to All on Wed Jul 13 08:42:23 2022
    DerbyDad03 <teamarrows@eznet.net> on Wed, 13 Jul 2022 01:28:01 -0700
    (PDT) typed in rec.woodworking the following:
    On Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 12:07:24 AM UTC-4, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    On 7/12/2022 8:46 PM, DerbyDad03 wrote:
    On Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 11:06:19 AM UTC-4, pyotr filipivich wrote:
    Ed Pawlowski <e...@snet.xxx> on Sun, 10 Jul 2022 19:34:05 -0400 typed
    in rec.woodworking the following:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use? Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards. One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good. I may give >> >>> it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age. One a trip a couple of >> >>> weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to. Both have them
    displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced >> >>> on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other >> >>> uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool, >> >>> use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg
    They are _using_ the board. Maybe not the way you would, but they
    are.

    The real question is "Whose board is it? Yours or theirs?" It is
    difficult to let go of something you put a lot of effort into, but ...
    you gave it to them.


    I built this and gave it to my (adult) daughter. It's 5' long and made from
    skip-planed 8/4 poplar. It was the first thing I built where I milled (ripped
    and planed) every board to size.

    https://i.imgur.com/lKWXiTy.jpg

    She painted it pink.
    I'd prefer the look of the wood but . . .

    As do I, but as pyotr noted, once I gave it to her, especially
    unfinished, it's hers to do with as she pleases.

    She loves it and thats all that matters to me.

    Excellent.
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    pyotr filipivich
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    Next Month's Panel: Having eliminated the old Them(tm)
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  • From Aoli@21:1/5 to Ed Pawlowski on Thu Jul 14 08:17:20 2022
    Let them eat cake !

    Ed Pawlowski wrote:
    Can a cutting board be too nice to use?  Back over a dozen years ago I
    made three cutting boards.  One for myself, the other two as gifts for
    good friends.

    Mine is used on a regular basis and still looks rather good.  I may give
    it a sanding as the wood had darkened with age.  One a trip a couple of weeks ago I visited both people that I gave boards to.  Both have them displayed in the kitchens, but neither even had a loaf of bread sliced
    on it.

    One uses it to hod some coffee cups and stuff for the morning, the other
    uses it like a server for cheese and crackers and other dry stuff.

    I was told, it is not a cutting board, it is a work of art. Its a tool,
    use it!

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QJhQMp5/Cut-Board-2.jpg

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