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BOARD AND BLOCK ANOTHER ONE OFF THE LIST

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Project by kiefer posted 11-17-2015 06:50 PM 1662 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It all started with this as a Christmas present .

A buddy ask me to make a little wooden holder to hold these two so his Son could put them in a drawer and I ask
how about a knife block ?
This is the reason I made these adaptors for my clamps and they worked real nice clamping the cutting board .

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/197890
Well this idea of a cutting board with a removable knife block with a couple extra slots for knifes that I am sure he will want came to be .
The board is maple with a mortise that the tennon on the knife block drops into and is held there with a steel pin and the weight of the block to keep it secure in place (very simple )
Now he can have the board and block on the counter or store it in a drawer and the mortise also can be used for a handle for cleaning .
Glued with Tite Bond 3 and I hope it s as good as they say it is .
Size is 16” x14” x1 3/8” with butcher block finish .

Comments are always welcome .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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tyvekboy

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#1 posted 11-17-2015 07:15 PM

That’s a good multi-function solution.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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racerglen

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#2 posted 11-17-2015 07:20 PM

Very nicely thought out and executed ! Sure it’ll see a lot of use.

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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hoss12992

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#3 posted 11-17-2015 07:21 PM

That is beautiful and really like how you did the knife block. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#4 posted 11-17-2015 07:22 PM

A cutting board wit a fitted knife storage. That’s thinking out of the circle. Nice job Klaus.

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

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#5 posted 11-17-2015 08:05 PM

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#6 posted 11-17-2015 08:19 PM

Innovative and functional—a winner.

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

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 11-17-2015 08:21 PM

That’s a great idea, Klaus. Be careful – you may be making these and nothing else from now on. Nice work.

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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Andre

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#8 posted 11-17-2015 08:39 PM

Pretty Nice! I got some boards to make with all my leftover maple from the bench.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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jaykaypur

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#9 posted 11-17-2015 09:24 PM

That’s just a GREAT design and build. Very nice idea.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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drewpy

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#10 posted 11-17-2015 09:35 PM

Great idea and execution, Klaus. You sure are knocking those presents out!!

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#11 posted 11-17-2015 10:12 PM

Nice Klaus, looks beautiful and practical.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 11-17-2015 10:43 PM

Nice matching pieces, Klaus!!

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

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#13 posted 11-17-2015 11:36 PM

Very clever, Klaus!

-- God bless, Candy

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magaoitin

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#14 posted 11-18-2015 12:44 AM

Fantastic idea. Saves on counter-top space when the knives are stored and makes a sweet looking addition to a clean and simple cutting board. Adding a piece of art like a Shin to your art is a marriage made in happy. With as nice as this turned ou,t I hope it doesn’t get stored in a drawer. Anyone would be proud to have that on the counter.

-- Jeff ~ Tacoma Wa.

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#15 posted 11-18-2015 11:46 AM

Great idea and it turned out well!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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