Cheese slicing boards

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Project by Tomw posted 12-23-2010 09:27 PM 2261 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

With credit to Mary Anne and Spalm for inspiration & tutorials, I made 4 of these as gifts (the mate of the drunken board was already wrapped for shipment to my sister in Canada before I thought to take pictures.) I couldn’t get the radiused boards to match up the way Spalm described. My bandsaw is a 20-year-old 80” Sears model that I paid $50 for, and it wouldn’t cut the arcs consistently even with the jig, so I used the same trick as the drunken boards, taping a blank of cherry on top of a blank of oak—worked like a charm. Cherry and white oak, with sanding sealer and thinned wipe-on varnish. For feet, I found some silicon self stick bumpers at Lowe’s, but didn’t think they would stay put, so I drilled holes in them with a countersink bit and fastened them with 1/2” SS screws. There’s got to be a better way to put feet on these types of projects.

-- Tom

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#1 posted 12-23-2010 09:54 PM

They really turned out great… I am sure they will be well received..

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#2 posted 12-23-2010 11:33 PM

Super job!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#3 posted 12-24-2010 01:48 AM

Nummy. I get hungry just looking at them.
Good recovery on the curves. They look great.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 04-03-2011 11:34 PM

More fun cutting curves….

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#5 posted 03-07-2017 02:32 AM

How do I get plans for making this?

-- Big D, P. Charlotte, FL

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#6 posted 03-07-2017 02:37 AM

Hey Boaze, the instructions here should get you there:


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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