European Wild Cherry Cheese Paddle.

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Project by degoose posted 05-15-2010 01:31 PM 2313 views 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I purchase a sh*t load of European Wild Cherry a while back but it was a little hard to get to with all the Scrap that was in the way.. now that I have cleaned up and had a little marshmallow roast.. I was able to pick out a few choice pieces of Cherry from the thousands of sticks in my racks…
I thought that a little Purple Heart accent stripes between each board would be cool. Each of these boards has a slight taper which is only just evident in these pics.
I am rather fond of this shape for a cheese board.. I think I will keep it in the product line and try different combinations of wood and designs.. What do you think.??

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#1 posted 05-15-2010 01:45 PM

Well, since you have more toys than I do, more talent than I do, more wood than I do, and more time to use it all than I do, the only thing left is to hope you aren’t having any fun doing it. Besides that, you just burn up the wood that gets in the way. Whaaaa???

Not to mention how cool the cheese board is…

Oh bother…

-- Jim

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#2 posted 05-15-2010 01:47 PM

Eh… I mean, nice work on the cheese board Larry. I like the grain pattern you selected and the accent stripes also. Keep up the good work.


-- Jim

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#3 posted 05-15-2010 01:52 PM


It seems you are getting rather low on your wood supply – you may only have enough in that pic for a few hundred more cutting boards! Oh the humanity!

Cool posting! I didn’t realize you taper the pieces – thanks for the info!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#4 posted 05-15-2010 02:25 PM

Larry: some nice looking timber.

Great cheese board.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 05-15-2010 02:35 PM

Hey Buddy! How about a hole in the handle to hang it on the wall? I find a lot of folks like that feature.

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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#6 posted 05-15-2010 03:09 PM

Great board, Larry.
I love the purpleheart and cherry combination… if you really have a sht load of wood, could you send some of that sht my way????

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

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#7 posted 05-15-2010 03:12 PM

Hi Larry. I like these cheese boards and I especially liked what you did with the grain on the one pictured. I liked porosskywood’s idea about the hole for hanging. Here in Norway they often decorate or paint on the back side to make it into a decoration when hung up. That side is never used to cut on. I’m not saying you should do this.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 05-15-2010 04:17 PM

Nice board Larry I like it

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 05-15-2010 04:25 PM

Don’t look now Mate, but there is a concrete floor in your shop!!!
And, it’s time to get more timber because yours racks aren’t sagging anymore…....

Seriously though partner, you have a very good eye for combination’s and patterns.
The board underneath in the first picture is beautiful as well.

But the yanks stand ready to help you out with your over supply problem.
Load up the” SS degoose” and send it on over!
(You have cool cars, trucks, trailers and all. You DO have your own ocean liner too right?)

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#10 posted 05-15-2010 05:47 PM

Nice cheese board, Larry.

Sh*t load of timber indeed. That would keep me happy for years. You lucky, lucky boy.


-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#11 posted 05-15-2010 05:54 PM

good plan Larry, good lookin cheese board too!!!

-- Smitty!!!

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#12 posted 05-15-2010 06:01 PM

Great looking cheese board & love all that timber.

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#13 posted 05-15-2010 06:04 PM

Cool stuff Larry! I really like the cheese paddle….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#14 posted 05-15-2010 10:02 PM

what kind of organizational rack is that…heck…you can see every board and even get to it if ya wanted…im not to impressed with it myself…if ya need the real way to store your timbers…let me know…lol…......oh yea…nice cheese paddle…its a good shape …keep it in the line of goods you sell…thats my vote…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#15 posted 05-15-2010 11:53 PM

Nice work, Larry.

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