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Cheese Board=Apple Pie=Church Fair

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Project by amagineer posted 08-12-2013 08:18 PM 1178 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A neighbor came over and asked if I would make her a Cheese Board for a wedding present. I know she is on a fixed income so I went to my scrap box and made this Cheese Board with Black Walnut, Sugar Maple, Paduck, Cherry, Macawood, Flaked Oak, White Limba, European Beech, Santos Mahogany and Black Walnut handles.
She asked how much it cost, I told her I would trade it for one of her apple pies. Seeing I do not eat sweets, I donated the pie to the church fair. Everyone was happy.

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





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dpmeyer4867

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#1 posted 08-12-2013 08:40 PM

Cool, and cool.

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#2 posted 08-12-2013 08:45 PM

I wish you were my neighbor. :)
Very nice job and very nice of you to give back like that. Need more in this world like you.

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#3 posted 08-12-2013 08:58 PM

nice work
good trade

-- 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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#4 posted 08-13-2013 12:56 AM

That’s one Sweet! looking Cheese Board.
Nice work Don.

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

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#5 posted 08-13-2013 01:31 AM

Great work, great piece, great deal and great generosity.

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#6 posted 08-13-2013 02:26 AM

Love the contrast and pattern….great work !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#7 posted 08-13-2013 02:44 AM

Your neighbor has a good neighbor indeed. Nice work.

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#8 posted 08-13-2013 03:29 AM

Very nice project. I like the handles and the colors you chose. Well done.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#9 posted 08-13-2013 04:38 AM

Thats the way its supposed to work. Neat pattern.

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#10 posted 08-13-2013 09:59 AM

Great design and functional as well.

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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#11 posted 08-13-2013 12:28 PM

Thanks all for the comments.
-don

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

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#12 posted 08-13-2013 01:12 PM

Very nice.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#13 posted 08-13-2013 07:49 PM

that is really nice don, you do very well with your boards, and its better to be a cheese board then a regular chopping block…

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

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#14 posted 08-15-2013 06:39 AM

Nice design pattern and the handles do make it different.
I will always work for food…....................

-- mike...............

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#15 posted 08-15-2013 02:24 PM

So beautiful cheese board, pretty wood combo and handles. Great craftsman with a big heart indeed!

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