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Cheese boards and Cutting boards

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Project by ronstar posted 12-05-2015 12:00 AM 869 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made 9 cheese boards and had enough scraps left for 2 end grain cutting boards. Cherry, walnut, maple, and african mahogany. Mineral Oil finish

-- Ron, Northern Illinois





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#1 posted 12-05-2015 09:14 PM

Very nice work! please please tell me how you achieved the smooth transition from the circle to the extended handle. Please?

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#2 posted 12-05-2015 11:49 PM

I really like these.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#3 posted 12-06-2015 02:51 PM

Thanks guys! MyHogany – I made a pattern for the cheese board using a reflector clamp light, tracing the edge of the reflector (about 8.5” dia) on a piece of plywood. Handle is 3” wide drawn on the plywood. I used a container cap about 2” dia to draw the arc connecting the handle to the big circle. Then I cut the pattern on my band saw and sanded down the edges. I traced the edge of the pattern on the cheese board squares and cut a little outside of the line. Then I used a pattern bit in my router to fine tune the edges. Then a round over bit and a little sanding.

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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