Cheese Slicer

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Project by Albe posted 12-13-2012 03:19 AM 4074 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A cheese slicer I made as a Christmas present. Thanks to some outstanding craftsman that posted similiar projects it helped me out a bunch. However, I did make some designer firewood on my first try, actually I was able to recycle most of it for an end grain project. The mistake happen because I did not consider how the hole placement matched up with the hardware, I guess the rule should also be mark once verify and then drill. For those of you that do not have a sliding miter saw, my method of cutting the groove was to tape a scrape piece of 3/4 plywood the thickness needed to the table saw miter gauge, laid the board on top of that to get the proper angle.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-13-2012 06:56 AM

well done. Where did you get the cutter attachment?

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-13-2012 05:58 PM

I’m with Monte, very well done and I particularly like the description of “designer firewood”.

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#3 posted 12-13-2012 05:58 PM

Beautifully done … I have a cutoff bin with a bunch of “designer fire wood” too.
It took a while for the “proper angle” statement to sink in … The kerf is deeper on the drilled side. (Duh)!

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#4 posted 12-13-2012 06:33 PM

Nice work I get my supplies from

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#5 posted 12-14-2012 01:36 AM

Very cool cheese cutter

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#6 posted 12-14-2012 02:39 AM

Thanks every one for the nice comments. Monte I got the hardware from the spot ken indicates I believe under replacements parts or something along that line.

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