A few pics of some roughly milled Ash planks a friend gave us, which I planed/thicknessed and cut to length & height to create kitchen kick-boards.
Followed by a few pics of a chopping board I finished off at the same time.
The planks had been sitting around the yard for quite a while… here they are after a quick initial run through the planer:
Close up after sanding and applying a load of Danish oil:
Drying in the sun:
The boards are in place now and I’ll add some pics if the kitchen is ever clean enough 🙂
Some close up pics of a couple of chopping board made from a sleeper another friend gave me about 5 years ago – he’d had it for yonks so it must be pretty old wood. I left them extra chunky so when they get too scored and cut I can resurface them several times: