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Project by Mark805 posted 01-01-2012 01:58 AM 1534 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I want to thank SPalm and Mary Anne for the inspiration to make these cheese slicers. They are very fun and easy to make. I made the mistake of not taking pictures of others that I made as Christmas gifts. The first picture is of four that I just finished. The second picture is a shot of one that I made for a Lakers fan out of Purpleheart and Yellowheart. The next picture is Walnut and Curly Maple. The last picture is one out of Padauk and Yellowheart. I finished all of the cheese slicers with mineral oil. I made a jig to hold them square while I drill them on my drill press. I also made a sled for my table saw that holds the board at the correct angle for the groove across the board.

-- ---Mark---Oxnard, CA





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#1 posted 01-01-2012 02:04 AM

Great looking cheese slicer,very nice gifts.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-01-2012 03:15 PM

Absolutely perfect! I like these very much, I need to my hand at this soon!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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SPalm

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#3 posted 01-01-2012 03:58 PM

Sweet. They look great.
People really seem to enjoy them.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 01-01-2012 07:36 PM

Those are super cool. and I love the title…:)

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#5 posted 01-02-2012 09:35 AM

Impressive post…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 01-03-2012 04:31 AM

Very nicely done. Did you use a thin kerf blade to make the groove? What are the sizes of the boards? One of these days I hope to make some of them.

-- Paul, Auburn, WA

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Mark805

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#7 posted 01-03-2012 05:41 AM

Paul…I used a regular blade for the groove. You need at least 1/8” groove for the wire to work properly. The boards are 5.75” x 10”.

-- ---Mark---Oxnard, CA

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#8 posted 05-11-2012 02:54 AM

I know this is a little while after the post, but I was wondering where you got the hardware to make these? They are a great idea that would be a fun “between projects” project.

I found the answer, someone else made some like these, and had the same question…

http://www.cheeseslicing.com/site/681068/page/924433

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