Cheese Board

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Project by Goodsh posted 12-31-2013 10:41 PM 932 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Christmas present for my mother in law. She said she think’s it’s too nice to use so I told her that next time I was at her house if it hadn’t been used I’d use it as a chopping board. It is meant to be used!!

Instead of doing the usual checkerboard type pattern I offset them slightly to create a bit of an illusion so it would look like the lines were curved. I also cut some of the cross lengths at slight angles. Mahogany and hard maple. Normally I think Mahogany isn’t the best choice for a cutting board since it has fairly open pores (although I know of people who make and use them) but since this is meant only for cheese I wasn’t too concerned.

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#1 posted 01-01-2014 12:17 AM

Very nice board!

I think we all had those kinds of comments when people see the boards we build for them. I simply tell them to cut on one side and display the other – and smile at the compliment. :-)

Nice build – I really like the offsets.


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#2 posted 01-01-2014 01:19 AM

Nice job.

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#3 posted 01-01-2014 03:17 PM

Nice work. Like the design.

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#4 posted 01-19-2014 12:19 PM

I really like the offset squares! How did you finish it?

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#5 posted 01-21-2014 05:13 AM

Finished with Watco butcher block oil.

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