Work Station with Knife Scabbard

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Project by George Coles posted 12-31-2015 05:20 AM 930 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my normal Chopping Block with a new twist. The client wanted to have his two favourite knives on the block. I came up with this hinged scabbard to hold them safely. The scabbard is mounted on 2 SS pins and can be removed easily for cleaning.

There is a set of wrought Iron hooks on the opposite side for hanging cloths etc.

The top can also be removed for cleaning. The top is 1000 mm x 750 mm.

The piece is made from recycled Ipil, Molave and Yakal. It is oiled with grapeseed oil as I find that this does not go rancid and is food safe.

Thank you for looking and a very Happy and Prosperous New Year to you All at Lumberjocks.

-- George Coles,

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#1 posted 12-31-2015 01:47 PM

Gorgeous cutting block

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#2 posted 12-31-2015 03:02 PM

Your work is always some of my favorites. Beautifully done.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 12-31-2015 06:43 PM

beautiful work George. The scabbard is a a great idea. I like the scuplting you have done on the legs and side.

happy new year to you.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 12-31-2015 10:04 PM


This is too beautiful to use! Happy New Year!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 01-01-2016 12:53 AM

Thanks for great comments. Have a great New Year friends.

-- George Coles,

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