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Project by hairy posted 11-02-2017 04:31 PM 1061 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been in pursuit of the 1 size fits all bagel and English Muffin cutter. I have 1 more style in mind, but it probably won’t get built.

When I made the cutout in the sapele and maple piece, I saved the offcut, and sliced it into shims. The shims help on thinner bagels and muffins.

The above cherry v shaped holder uses 5 degree angles.

I made another cherry holder at 7 degrees. The 5 degrees seems to work better. I think both could be a little wider at the base for bagels, but ok for muffins.

The pieces above are bagels, these below are muffins

My preference is the sapele and maple with shims. The bagels are firmly held and fingers are away from all the action.

It comes in handy when the bagel store has buy 6 get 6 free. Apple pie bagels are so good!

-- My reality check bounced...





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DMiller

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#1 posted 11-02-2017 04:34 PM

Very cool- like the concept!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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AshTheArtist

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#2 posted 11-02-2017 07:07 PM

that’s a great idea and execution. You should patent it ;)

-- Ash @ touchwoodarts

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chrisstef

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#3 posted 11-02-2017 07:15 PM

Man … what are you doing cutting your E-Muffs with a knife? Those are to be fork split!! Youre gonna lose your nooks and crannies for cryin out loud!

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#4 posted 11-02-2017 09:04 PM

Nice work, Harry! I am craving some carbs now.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#5 posted 11-03-2017 08:17 AM

How smart and simple!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Albert

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#6 posted 11-03-2017 11:53 AM

good idea, I will steal it shamelessly.

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#7 posted 11-03-2017 12:25 PM

Hairy, this is a very creative project and looks like it’s a practical and useful utensil. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Cliff

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#8 posted 11-04-2017 04:09 AM

My mouth is watering just looking at that nice tasty food. Great idea Hairy. A good safe cutting method!!!

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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therealSteveN

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#9 posted 11-04-2017 06:41 AM

Cool idea. I often wonder if it will be “this time” when I am cutting bagels, English Muffins, and biscuits. I suppose I’ll act after the fact though, stubborn idiot best classifies me.

-- Think safe, be safe

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LittleBlackDuck

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#10 posted 11-04-2017 10:09 AM

hairy one, That is a cool idea for ”bagel lovers”... however, not so cool for us that grow our girth through over indulgence in protein!

What about us Philistines…? Ever considered a similar contraption for taco shell stacking?... I’d kill for one (or two (or three(or….))) !

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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Dave

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#11 posted 11-05-2017 02:06 PM

What a great idea. I’m going to copy from you and make one for me.

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PhillipRCW

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#12 posted 11-06-2017 04:06 PM


hairy one, That is a cool idea for ”bagel lovers”... however, not so cool for us that grow our girth through over indulgence in protein!

What about us Philistines…? Ever considered a similar contraption for taco shell stacking?... I d kill for one (or two (or three(or….))) !

- LittleBlackDuck

I think I just got some taco stand inspiration. Thanks!

-- Phillip- Measure twice, cut onc.... Hey look, it's rustic.

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