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Surfboards ... AKA Cheese & Cracker Servers

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Project by Mr M's Woodshop posted 05-13-2016 02:17 PM 708 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It doesn’t matter what I call these. Everyone that walks into my booth sees these pieces and exclaims, “Surfboards!” So, these are surfboards.

These elegant cheese & cracker servers have sweeping cove cuts under each edge, making for a unique piece that sits very lightly on your table.

photo # 1 = Yellowheart, Canarywood, Cherry, Black Walnut & Hard Maple
photo # 2 = Black Walnut, Purpleheart & Cherry (with sapwood prominently featured!)
photo # 3 = Hard Maple, Padauk & Black Walnut
photo # 4 = Bloodwood
photo # 5 = Cherry, Hard Maple & Purpleheart
photo # 6 = Black Walnut & Yellowheart

All are finished with mineral oil & a topcoat of board butter, which is mineral oil mixed with locally-harvested beeswax, 2/3 – 1/3 by weight. All pieces get non-skid rubber feet held on with stainless steel screws for long life.

“Making of” pictures for this kind of board: Cutting Sideways = Curves & From The Shop: Making 24 Surfboards

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com





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#1 posted 05-14-2016 12:17 AM

Pretty cool looking. I like the first one the best.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#2 posted 05-14-2016 02:27 PM

Henry, any online tutorials for the sideways cove cutting? Fun looking and well done as always

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#3 posted 05-15-2016 11:52 PM

Beautiful boards

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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