LumberJocks

Kids Chef Knife

  • Advertise with us
Project by Natobious posted 07-24-2016 06:47 PM 602 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Kids Chef Knife
Kids Chef Knife No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

I made these knifes based on a pattern of my own kitchen knifes as a present for my niece.
I had always wanted to make a real chef knife, so this helped me scratch that itch without buying all the metal working tools.
The cutting board is from common 2×4 lumber and is only 1/2” thick. The handles on the knife are from a live oak tree the city cut down by my house. The blades were reclaimed from a pallet. The pins are 1/4” oak dowel rod.
The handles are extra thick for little hands. The blade is about an 1/8” thick on the cutting edge.
Everything was finished with mineral oil and then a beeswax cutting board oil.
They have stood up very well over the past year, and the fact that they can be washed and re-oiled by my niece is also an added bonus.





4 comments so far

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

16592 posts in 2499 days


#1 posted 07-24-2016 08:08 PM

Very nice set!! That is for a chef in the making!!

Jim

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

View Northwest29's profile

Northwest29

1459 posts in 1884 days


#2 posted 07-24-2016 09:02 PM

Good job, she is bound to be thrilled with them. Heck, she could at least cut cheese with them – a cheese board?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

8390 posts in 2261 days


#3 posted 07-25-2016 08:14 AM

You realy know how to inspire them for cooking. Beautiful replicas.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View PPK's profile

PPK

163 posts in 203 days


#4 posted 07-25-2016 07:50 PM

Nice work. Very creative. I added to my favorites!

-- Pete

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com