Cheese Board

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Project by Joe Weaver posted 07-30-2008 02:28 PM 2111 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After shopping around for a cheese board and finding none she liked my daughter asked me if I could try to make one for her.

-- Joe, Ga

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#1 posted 07-30-2008 02:41 PM

Now that is a great idea to put the groove in for the cover. I’m filing that one as an addition to the boar I made last month for my sweetie. Great use of the different species to add the visual interest. Thanks for the post and the idea!

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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#2 posted 07-30-2008 02:43 PM

Joe – very nice cheese board. I’ve been in to this smoked white cheddar lately. Great job on the board. I think your daughter will like it.

-- Tim from Iowa City, IA

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#3 posted 07-30-2008 03:18 PM

Gorgeous board !! Where did you find the cover ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#4 posted 07-30-2008 03:44 PM

I found the glass dome in Old Time Pottery

-- Joe, Ga

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#5 posted 07-30-2008 07:18 PM

I like that also

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#6 posted 07-30-2008 08:14 PM

very nice cheese board.

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#7 posted 07-30-2008 08:56 PM

Very cool.

-- I never started a project I couldn't screw up.

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#8 posted 07-30-2008 09:55 PM

Great looking board!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#9 posted 07-31-2008 02:03 AM

the groove, in conjunction with the design and wood grain looks like an optical illusion. Very nice piece. I’m sure “it’ll do” ;)

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#10 posted 07-31-2008 02:09 AM


How did you make the off set recess for the glass dome?


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

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#11 posted 07-31-2008 02:36 AM

I used a Jasper circle jig. Instead of drilling a 1/8 inch guild hole, I took a piece of 1/4 plexglass and made a 3 inch circle. I drilled a 1/8 inch hole in the center of it and fasten it to the board with 2 sided tape. I then took a small piece of plexglass and attached it to the front of router so it would sit flat.. now cut groove.

-- Joe, Ga

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#12 posted 08-05-2008 02:56 AM

Great job Joe. Good luck in the contest.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 08-09-2008 02:40 AM

good looking project … welcome to lj’s

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#14 posted 06-04-2009 12:48 AM

I had to come back for another look …thanks for answering my question : )

Another question for you …..How is the board holding up with all of the grain going in so many directions ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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