Ultimate Pizza Cutter

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Project by totalrewind posted 03-06-2016 01:59 AM 601 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I had wanted to get DW a decent pizza cutter for Christmas, but nothing available online was all that great. Even the expen$ive ones were mainly plastic. So I decided to make my own! :)

The handle is super comfortable, being custom hand-shaped oak and all other components are stainless steel. The 4” cutter wheel was from a donor plastic-handled pizza cutter (frighteningly re-sharpened usinga drill press and a file) and the supports are actually the handles of butter knifes—all gotten from the thrift store for a grand total of .30 cents!

Note that the grain direction runs horizontally. This is to give plenty of strength since the hilt contains a carved depression for the thumb (not visible in the photo) for applying maximum pressure when mowing through extra-hard crusts.

Of course, such a grain orientation would normally be a “no-no” on a handle, but remember that there are two stainless steel knives running the full length of the inside. No way that’ll break!

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#1 posted 03-06-2016 02:07 AM

that’s a wicked handle man I could cut some pizza with that,great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 03-06-2016 02:40 AM

Nice design and a great looking result!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 03-06-2016 06:10 AM

Make mine a supreme with thick crust!
That is a real nice kitchen tool.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#4 posted 03-06-2016 03:32 PM

nice handle

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 03-07-2016 01:58 AM

Nice project. Now you got me hungry for pizza. Food of the GODS. I hope that you don’t use it on franchise pizza

-- Desert_Woodworker

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