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Old 05-26-2019, 10:22 AM
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Im make a fillet table for my boat I want to used wood on the side. what kind of wood is food safe that I can I can keep oiled. I know mahogany is good for that but I have a hard time finding it in anchorage Ak the enternet said I could use Oak
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I'd think that anything other than pressure treated would be food safe, but would need to be replaced periodically. I'd think about stainless steel or cutting board material.
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you don't want to use oak because of the large gain, you could use teak, mahogany, maple. You want something tight gain for cutting board use. How you thought about starboard?
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Originally Posted by Joeyak View Post
Im make a fillet table for my boat I want to used wood on the side. what kind of wood is food safe that I can I can keep oiled. I know mahogany is good for that but I have a hard time finding it in anchorage Ak the enternet said I could use Oak
If its only for the sides and not cutting surface I would use cedar. But no wood is always best.
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I would rather resin waterproofed wood over oil, as it seals, is a great adhesive, cleans well, is hard enough to resist cuts, bacteria and chemical, and stiffens the board keeping it from warping even in the sun.. I am now on my second season with a 4' piece of 1/2 ply I use to fillet, steak and trim at least 2 times a week..

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Just use pine, and butcher wax the piss out of it.
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Why not starboard? Ipe?
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use any wood ya want & put a few coats of West systems epoxy with clear hardener on it. it will look good & be impervious to the elements for years
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Bamboo, he’ll make the entire out of it, wonderful cuffing board “wood”
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Tiger wood
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