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Project by woodsmithshop posted 08-29-2014 03:43 PM 1167 views 20 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made some more snack boards, this last set is Black Cherry, after coating with mineral oil, then rubbing down with beeswax, the color of the Cherry really comes out. here also is a comparison of the Maple and Cherry, this set I made the dish area 3/8” deep, I like the deeper area better than the 1/4”.

thanks for looking

-- Smitty!!!





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ClassicChests

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#1 posted 08-29-2014 03:53 PM

Nice!

-- Glenn Dean, Classic Chests and more...

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 08-29-2014 04:00 PM

Another nice set. These should be great sellers for you. Are you doing these with a hand held router, or CNC machine?

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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woodsmithshop

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#3 posted 08-29-2014 06:54 PM

Bill, I have a Daisy Pin router from MLCS on my router table, I made a template and I use double sided tape then just follow the template. I found that a 1-1/4” bowl bit for the router does a good job of cleaning out the dish, my largest guide pin is only 1/2” so I have to make the template accordingly. I will find out tomorrow how they sell, ( if it doesn’t rain) I go to a Farmers market on Sat mornings through the summer months
http://www.mlcswoodworking.com/shopsite_sc/store/html/smarthtml/cat/Site/mlcs_icat.php?v=1&p=4

-- Smitty!!!

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lew

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#4 posted 08-29-2014 08:44 PM

Gorgeous! Love the cherry ones!
Let us know how they sell.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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hotncold

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#5 posted 08-29-2014 09:41 PM

Those are really nice Smitty! I love the Cherry.
Those appear to be cut from a full width board. Are you gluing 2 boards together to get that width or using wide stock?

-- Dennie - Tennessee - Every Pro was once an Amateur. Every Expert was once a Beginner. So dream Big and start Now!

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Tokolosi

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#6 posted 08-29-2014 11:53 PM

Brilliant idea!! And beautifully executed

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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woodsmithshop

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#7 posted 08-30-2014 12:14 AM

Dennie, yes they were cut from a full width board, I ripped about an inch off of it I think I will try some laminated ones also sometime. the most I pay for FAS Cherry is $2.50 a bd ft, so it’s not like I am wasting it.

I want to thank everyone for making this the second project in a row that has made the “Top 3” I really appreciate it, it makes a fella feel good about what he is doing.

Again, Thank You.

-- Smitty!!!

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grittyroots

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#8 posted 08-30-2014 12:54 AM

Great idea great work

-- Gritty Roots i can build anything as long as i have 2 things the internet and my father-in-law

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wiser1934

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#9 posted 08-30-2014 02:32 AM

i like them. especially the cherry ones. i agree the 3/8 deep is better. what are the dimensions of these? thanks

-- wiser1934, new york

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woodsmithshop

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#10 posted 08-30-2014 04:26 PM

the size is 8”x12”x 11/16” with a 6”x 6” dish area.

-- Smitty!!!

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