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Project by jaylost posted 12-20-2011 08:04 PM 2582 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I hunt.. I kill a lot of deer. One thing around here that everyone loves is deer jerky. So I needed a way to make 3/8’’ cuts of deer meat over and over again. Didnt want to spend 30 bucks on one from the store so i made this.. I made 2 and gave one to a buddy of mine. There made from Cherry. Not to fancy but it serves a purpose.

-- " If it wont fit just hit it harder "





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Dallas

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#1 posted 12-20-2011 08:28 PM

Cool! I take it you place the meat on the board and let the knife slide along the runners?

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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jaylost

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#2 posted 12-20-2011 08:29 PM

yes, exactly.. the one i was going to buy, had a guard where the blade would fit.. i decided i was smarter than that and didnt need it..

-- " If it wont fit just hit it harder "

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 12-20-2011 11:02 PM

I could better appreciate your project if I had it, FULL of fresh jerky. Nice job.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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jaylost

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#4 posted 12-21-2011 01:47 AM

Hey im right there with ya, I make 10-15lbs and in a few days its gone, i think i need to find a new hiding spot for it..

-- " If it wont fit just hit it harder "

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#5 posted 12-21-2011 03:24 AM

Simple is that simple does. Works for me.

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#6 posted 12-21-2011 05:27 AM

Nice! Now I have to make one. Nothin quite like vinison jerky, gota love it!!!

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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jaylost

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#7 posted 12-21-2011 05:50 AM

ha.. have fun making it.. the worst part is waiting for the mineral oil ( a cheaper version ) of salad bowl finish to seep through the wood to make it safe for meat.

-- " If it wont fit just hit it harder "

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Tootles

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#8 posted 12-21-2011 08:15 AM

That’s a good idea! Where I’m from, it’s called biltong not jerky, and where I live now I make it from beef rather than game, but it’s much the same thing and I have made quite a few batches over the last year or so. This could be quite a big help. I’m going to have to add it to my to-do list.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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#9 posted 12-21-2011 03:13 PM

Geeeez! What did that board ever do to you? It doesn’t look like very “jerky” to me…

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