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I’m just getting started making cheese boards. here’s one of my first designs.
-- Bruce, San Jose, Ca www.spotofwood.com
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#1 posted 08-08-2008 06:45 PM
They look great
What are the deminsions?What type of woods?
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#2 posted 08-08-2008 06:49 PM
Thanks! It’s approximately 18” by 15”. This one is birdseye and wenge, but I’ve also made some substituting the wenge with lacewood, or zebrawood.
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#3 posted 08-08-2008 06:49 PM
Nice looking cheese boards. Thanks for sharing.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
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#4 posted 08-08-2008 07:03 PM
Nice looking board. How are you holding the banding on the end grain, glue only?
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#5 posted 08-08-2008 08:12 PM
Yes, just using Titebond III, and lots of clamps!
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#6 posted 08-09-2008 12:10 AM
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#7 posted 08-09-2008 04:07 AM
If you are just getting started, I’d say you are well on your way. Nice job.
-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.
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#8 posted 08-09-2008 08:29 PM
Thanks for the post
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#9 posted 09-01-2008 04:26 AM
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#10 posted 09-03-2008 01:47 PM
Really nice design and well executed. but watch that edge banding – you may have a problem with expansion and contraction of the wood, which may spoil a lovely piece
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#11 posted 11-06-2008 09:22 PM
18×15 , WOW ! That’s a lotta cheese ! Great design and I hope that the edgebanding will stay in place for you : )
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#12 posted 11-09-2008 02:46 AM
A very elegant and sophisticated design, especially for your first time! I see you enjoy a challenge with simple objects. Functional art is a goal of mine!
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