A Simple Knife Block

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Project by Victor708 posted 02-19-2010 02:35 AM 2469 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Wife want a different knife block. I think this qualifies. Mounted flush in the counter top.

-- "If a man is alone in the forrest with no woman to hear him. Is he still Wrong?"

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#1 posted 02-19-2010 02:52 AM

That really is a neat idea. In my case, an insert set into a granite countertop may be challenging.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#2 posted 02-19-2010 02:58 AM

very slick! wouldn’t mind seeing a pic from inside/underneath..

-- Your mind, much like a parachute, works best when open.

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Benji Reyes

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#3 posted 02-19-2010 04:56 AM

There’s nothing better than pleasing the wifey. I Agree with ZTO. I would love to see the underneath. The kitchen is one of my favorite areas besides my studio and my knives are very important to me! I suggest you elevate the block by about half an inch off the countertop to prevent any contaminants falling into the knife grooves. Nice left most chef’s knife. Thanks for sharing Victor.

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines,

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#4 posted 02-19-2010 05:00 AM

You can’t beat simple. Looks great.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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Damian Penney

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#5 posted 02-19-2010 08:36 PM


-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#6 posted 02-19-2010 09:32 PM

I go with Benji. Looks good

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#7 posted 03-29-2011 05:31 PM

Looks fine to me, I like things that are simple. Hope your finger heals ok. Remember,”respect the steel”.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#8 posted 04-20-2011 03:53 AM

I like it too. Having that hole in the counter gives you all kinds of possibilities. Nice job.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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