Kids Chef Knife

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Project by Natobious posted 07-24-2016 06:47 PM 1023 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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.

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Jim Jakosh

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

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


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

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#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."

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

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

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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

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

-- Pete

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