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Project by amagineer posted 790 days ago 1246 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had some leftover wood from my last two CB’s so I made two cheeseboards. The one on the left is made from Paduck, Black Walnut, Hard Maple, Yellowheart, Purpleheart, and Hickory. The handles are made from Purpleheart. It is 12 × 8×1-5/8 thk and sealed with salad bowl finish and finished with mineral oil/beeswax. The right one is 12 × 8×1-5/8 thk and made from Shedua, Hard Maple, Bubinga, European Beech, Macawood, Black Walnut, and Marblewood. The handles are made from Shedua. I sealed it with Salad Bowl finish and finished it with mineral oil/beeswax. I decided to use corks from beer bottles for feet. I counterbored about 3/4 deep and I use epoxy to hold them.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!





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SCOTSMAN

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#1 posted 790 days ago

Beautiful workmanship truly nice indeed. Kindest regards Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#2 posted 790 days ago

Awesome work amagineer.

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#3 posted 790 days ago

those are some fantastic boards, i love your design, the only thing i would be worried about is how the cork feet will hold up, i hope they do well, you did a fantastic job here, thats for sure…grizz

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

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#4 posted 790 days ago

Hey! It looks like you and striving towards some similar ends in our boards! Very nicely done!

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amagineer

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#5 posted 790 days ago

Grizz: I also questioned the cork feet, but thought a cheeseboard would not be used as much as a Cutting Board. Time will tell.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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patron

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#6 posted 790 days ago

great boards

and a nice use of those leftovers

you must be drinking some fancy beer
i thought you meant
the flat cork seals
inside some bottle caps

well done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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amagineer

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#7 posted 790 days ago

David: I am a microbrew connoisseur and the 22 oz bottles have the large head corks.
-Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#8 posted 790 days ago

Those are beautiful!!!! Kind of makes me want to cut the cheese…...

-- Nancy

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nonickswood

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#9 posted 790 days ago

Very Nice!! You have been Very Busy.

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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