Wooden Cutting Boards
Moore’s first experience in the wood industry was as a teenager helping in his
father’s sawmill. After retiring from the chemical industry, Lawrence returned
to his love of wood and began creating furniture as a self-taught carpenter. He
says that woodworking requires proper tools (which he has collected for many
years) and patience (which comes from practice and experience).
making his furniture, Lawrence wondered what could be created from the strips
of wood that he trimmed off of the edges. The variations of color intrigued
him. After putting several strips together, he saw the beginning of a
sturdy, solid structure. Lawrence laminates three-quarter to one-inch thick
strips of dried wood together, then cuts the edges flush before a final finish
sanding. Three coats of salad bowl finisher are rubbed into the cutting boards.
The sealant is to prevent moisture from penetrating, which would cause ruinous
shrinkage. Lawrence works with walnut, maple, and cherry, but solid oak is his favorite
for its sturdiness and color.
Lawrence’s cutting boards are also available at his workshop.
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