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Homemade bread slicer 2 versions

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Project by Agentwusabi posted 02-24-2017 02:52 AM 436 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife was making bread for my daughters lunches and needed a quick and easy way to cut the loaf into even slices so I came up with this design. I assembled the pieces of oak with screws and cover them up with dowels that were sanded flush. I had to cut the slots in the guide sides with a circular saw blade in my table saw to get the right gap width for the bread knife we had. I made an insert that the knife can cut into and possibly be replaced after prolonged use. After everything was sanded and smoothed I dipped them into mineral oil so they would be food safe and protected as well.





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Desert_Woodworker

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#1 posted 02-24-2017 02:58 AM

I like. I purchase unsliced bread and this jig will add to my cutting enjoyment.

-- Desert_Woodworker

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 02-24-2017 03:55 AM

Cool bread slicer. I make bread on occasion and this would be a nice addition. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 02-25-2017 12:43 AM

Looks like it will work excellently and is neat too.

-- just rjR

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