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Project by MShort posted 06-19-2015 12:35 PM 913 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I spent some time in the shop last night and made 6 of these spreading knives from a cherry board. Thanks for looking.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---





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lew

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#1 posted 06-19-2015 12:46 PM

They are Nice!!

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

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Spoontaneous

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#2 posted 06-19-2015 12:47 PM

You’ve got your Christmas ‘shopping’ all done. Nice work!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 06-19-2015 01:13 PM

Nice job, Mike! Gifts?

Cheers, Jim

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

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 06-19-2015 02:12 PM

You did a real nice job on these.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 06-19-2015 03:00 PM

nice and functional – finish ? sealer ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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#6 posted 06-19-2015 04:15 PM

Very nice Mike. These are very popular here in Norway too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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MShort

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#7 posted 06-19-2015 07:29 PM

Dick, the finish is mineral oil, no sealer.

Jim, Making items for a fall show and some will be gifts.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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leafherder

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#8 posted 06-19-2015 08:19 PM

Great work. What are the dimensions? Are these like the small cheese spreaders or like the large spatulas to spread cake icing or somewhere in between like for spreading peanut butter on a sandwich? (And whatever size they are I just gave you two new ideas to add to your inventory.) Good luck with the Fall shows.

-- Leafherder

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MShort

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#9 posted 06-19-2015 08:29 PM

The dimensions are 8” in length, 1 1/8” in width, 3//8” Thick. The blade portion is about 3.75” in length. These are more for spreading cream cheese, peanut butter, etc. I have tried them on both peanut butter and cream cheese and they work well. Thanks for the additional ideas.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#10 posted 06-19-2015 09:37 PM

Well done. Good luck to you at the fall show

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#11 posted 06-20-2015 02:08 AM

Great knives.I need to make some of these

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#12 posted 06-22-2015 08:50 PM

Great little project!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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