Who cut the cheese?

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Project by OldWrangler posted 08-10-2014 03:40 AM 1201 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are a few of the cheese slicing boards I’m making to force on the family as Christmas presents. To go with the cutting boards I gave them last year. Some are ones I am setting up kinda like cutting boards and others are of solid wood. Boards in first pic are Maple, Padauk, Walnut, Oak and Purple heart. They are all 6” wide by 10” long and 3/4” thick. The ones in the second pic are a nice piece of Walnut crotch and a Tiger tail Maple and they are larger.

Just something that can be done fast while glue and poly dry on bigger projects. Also working on a second box for the Box Swap. First one wasn’t exactly what I had in mind so I am starting over with a better design and different construction.

-- I am going to go stand outside so if anyone asks about me, tell them I'M OUTSTANDING!

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 08-10-2014 04:37 AM

Very nice work sir.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 08-10-2014 08:28 AM

I’m sure they will love these as gifts…very nice

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 08-10-2014 03:12 PM

In case you meet any resistance in ‘forcing’ these cheese boards onto family members I would be glad to take them off your hands. Really well done and great looking. Do the metal parts dismount for washing or is that necessary?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 08-10-2014 03:13 PM

I love these patterns. You did a fine job on these.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 08-10-2014 03:30 PM

Thanks for the nice comments. Patterns were fun. Got them off a tutorial on LJ where a lot of my ideas and inspiration comes from. Glad I stumbled on to this.

Stefang, parts are chrome or stainless steel and probably won’t be washed much, just wiped of with oily rag we do the cutting board with.

Monte, hope you are still doing well at Sturgis and making lots of money. Shows are tough way to make money. Hope the show ending will let you get some wood in the mail.

Charles, I am gonna experiment with similar patterns for cutting boards. Should work. Glue up will be the hardest part.

-- I am going to go stand outside so if anyone asks about me, tell them I'M OUTSTANDING!

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#6 posted 08-11-2014 09:38 PM

Great pattern design! Love the wood, love your work.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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