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Project by John posted 02-26-2021 07:51 AM 586 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Restocked my Maple supply and bought a tool for my wife’s wand turning so I made 5 Cheese Boards and 2 more rolling pins to pay for them. The one shown is more heartwood so it’s darker and wasn’t as good quality wood. I finished it with Poly. I figure that soaks into the soft spots and firms it up. The steady rest adjusts from 0.5” to 3”, worked fine.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 02-26-2021 01:43 PM

Fine looking cheeseboard. Those should more than make up the cost of the tool. It does look dark for maple. I had the same color in some maple logs I had.

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

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lew

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#2 posted 02-26-2021 03:51 PM

That’s Beautiful!

Nice steady rest, too. I’m just in the process of building a new one.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Andre

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#3 posted 02-26-2021 04:10 PM

I only like the Wine that comes with the Cheese:) I have been stocking up on Maple, wood prices are on the verge of stupid here, actually had to use some of my collector stock pile?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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mtnwild

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#4 posted 02-26-2021 05:30 PM

Beautiful piece, well done!

Great looking wood.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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John

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#5 posted 02-26-2021 07:48 PM

Thanks Dave.
Thanks Lew. I thought about making one, but this one is small, the right size for my shop.
Thanks Andre. I bought the Maple from a local fellow, reasonable price, good for both of us.
Thanks mtnwild.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 02-27-2021 01:07 AM

Beautiful board, John. I love the handle design!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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John

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#7 posted 02-27-2021 01:55 AM

Thanks Jim. This handle is more work than the other shapes I make.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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bushmaster

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#8 posted 02-27-2021 03:55 PM

Nice looking board with handle, steady rest is very nice too.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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