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Another idea for cheese slicing board

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Project by woodsmithshop posted 09-25-2014 09:22 PM 1404 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is another idea for a cheese slicing board, I inlaid a 1/2” wide piece of Paduak into a Hickory board 1/2” deep right where the wire slot goes, then cut the slot into the inlay just as it is done normally, this makes the board stronger than it would be if I laminated it, as that would be gluing up end grain, this adds a little more interest to the board, plus draws focus to the slot, which is the objective for slicing cheese.

the last 2 pictures are of the feet on the bottom, you drill a 5mm hole about 3/8” deep add a little ca glue, then press them in place, they seem to work out very well, much better than the nail in feet I used earlier. these are $2.90 for 25 for the 5mm, and $3.90 for 20, for the 10mm. they are a non skid plastic, and keep the board up above the counter.
here is the link for the feet.

http://www.leevalley.com/US/Hardware/page.aspx?p=70551&cat=3,40993,41285&ap=1

thanks for looking.

-- Smitty!!!





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ellen35

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#1 posted 09-25-2014 10:08 PM

Nice idea.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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lew

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#2 posted 09-25-2014 10:09 PM

That really adds a nice visual touch, Smitty.

I like that foot idea, too. Might just have to put those on cutting boards instead of the ones with screws.

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

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#3 posted 09-26-2014 09:08 AM

I like the inlay contrast, real nice touch

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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#4 posted 09-26-2014 02:57 PM

Wow Smitty! That’s a great idea! Well done.

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#5 posted 09-26-2014 04:33 PM

the instructions on the feet say to drill a 5mm hole, I drilled a .185 hole and it fits a little bit tighter, and I hope it will hold better. I am going to try the 10mm size for cutting boards and see how that will work out.

-- Smitty!!!

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