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Cheese Board with Wire Knife

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Project by nonickswood posted 01-23-2013 11:15 PM 2769 views 24 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made the first one of these for a Christmas swap, it was such a hit I had requests for more!

Woods are Black walnut, Holly, Purple heart & Cherry – wiped on some Cutting Board conditioner.
Thanks for Looking.

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





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PASs

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#1 posted 01-23-2013 11:21 PM

Beeeuuutifulll!

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#2 posted 01-23-2013 11:22 PM

Great pattern and color combo ! How do you tension the wire ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#3 posted 01-23-2013 11:52 PM

Nice board and cutter. Where do you get the cutter from?

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#4 posted 01-23-2013 11:57 PM

Love it
Great job

-- Dave, from Canada, http://simplywoodproducts.ca

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#5 posted 01-24-2013 12:15 AM

Wow that’s one cool cheese board ,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 01-24-2013 12:22 AM

Thanks Guys,
Steve, the cutter is made from some .160” Stainless steel rod I had laying around, it runs continuous
through the handle, U-Shaped. Very small holes drilled at the ends, once the holes are drilled I then grind/file/round ends down so that it just barely leaves the the holes. – Strung with .018” Dia. Stainless Steel fishing line leader.

Dusty, once I have one end of the wire tied off, I spring the rod ends together slightly with a clamp, tie the other end off, then release clamp. Seems to work pretty well.

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

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#7 posted 01-24-2013 01:09 AM

Nice design concept. Thanks Nick.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#8 posted 01-24-2013 01:48 AM

Nick: You have designed a wonderful cheeseboard. I like your ingenuity in the slicer design.
-don

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

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#9 posted 01-24-2013 02:31 AM

looks great

-- Joel

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#10 posted 01-24-2013 02:33 AM

Wow , I didn’t realize that you made the slicer as well ! Great job and thanks for the info : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#11 posted 01-24-2013 02:47 AM

Stunning!

-- More Ideas than Time.

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#12 posted 01-24-2013 10:37 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 01-24-2013 01:34 PM

Great use of the different colours of the woods.

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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#14 posted 01-24-2013 03:34 PM

Fantastic duo! Like the wood color combo, finish and the design.

—www.sawblade.com

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#15 posted 01-24-2013 07:39 PM

the wood pattern is awesome. nice work!

-- http://outdoorinsider.org/

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