Cheese Boards

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Project by John posted 07-09-2019 05:51 PM 743 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cheese Boards for my daughter’s wedding party and friends that helped make it an enjoyable evening. My daughter and son-in-law were eager to help where they could. It was fun having their company in the shop. She asked for 7” x 14” and they are close to that, depending on what pieces I already had. Mahogany is the dark wood, Ash and Maple the light. The “fish” is a slice of Birds Eye Yellow Cedar. It was a very thin burl. Salad Bowl finish.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#1 posted 07-09-2019 07:50 PM

These look great! Mind if I ask what you used for a finish?

-- The only thing not measured in my shop is time

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#2 posted 07-09-2019 08:31 PM

Looks like things were getting fishy and cheesy in your shop. The boards look great and I bet the help was welcoming.
Who gets the fish one? LOL.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 07-09-2019 09:11 PM

Nice work, John. She will appreciate them!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 07-09-2019 11:21 PM

Thanks guys, bugradx2 the finish is a mixture of mineral oil and wax, Claphams. Hey Dave, there were 5 boards left over, the fish was one of them. Haven’t decided what to do with them.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#5 posted 07-09-2019 11:37 PM

Sharp looking boards. Great job !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#6 posted 07-10-2019 01:51 AM

Think that one board has a piece in upside down? Someone been a busy boy, going to wear out that sander.
They look real good!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#7 posted 07-10-2019 06:47 AM

Nice variety of stripes.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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