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Project by Roger Gaborski posted 06-13-2017 11:31 PM 1391 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife asked me if I could make a wooden knife for cutting brownies and cakes. This is my first attempt. The blade is cherry and the handle black walnut. Finish is mineral oil and beeswax.
Roger

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.rogergaborski.com





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SPalm

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#1 posted 06-14-2017 12:34 AM

Neat. I like it.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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kiefer

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#2 posted 06-14-2017 12:47 AM

I like the look and shape of this one .
The wooden knifes work quite well and I just had a report on it’s durability from a friend that I gave this one to and she likes using it .
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#3 posted 06-14-2017 12:57 AM

Nice looking cookie knife Roger, like the clean shape.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#4 posted 06-14-2017 02:20 AM

Good looking knife, roger and it looks like it fits the bill as well!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#5 posted 06-14-2017 04:11 AM

Pretty sharp looking knife Roger! I like the handle!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 06-14-2017 04:44 AM

Great job on the knife. I should make one.

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

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#7 posted 06-14-2017 01:20 PM

Roger, you did a very nice job on this wooden knife. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 06-14-2017 09:58 PM



Pretty sharp looking knife Roger! I like the handle!

- woodshaver Tony C

Pretty sharp. Ha. I see what you did there.

Great idea and great result

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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Roger Gaborski

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#9 posted 06-14-2017 10:26 PM

Thanks for your all comments. This was a fun project. It took about an hour of CNC design time (Vectric Aspire software) and only a few minutes to cut on the CNC. Sanded the blade by hand and rounded over the handle on the router table. Took about two hours to complete the whole project.
Roger

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.rogergaborski.com

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#10 posted 07-16-2018 06:55 PM

Beautiful piece and wonderful craftsmanship. I have been thinking of making a similar project and have designed several cnc patterns for it but haven’t cut any out yet.

How has it been standing up to use and basic wear and tear?

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#11 posted 07-16-2018 06:59 PM

The knife has held up well. Cake and pie cutting.

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.rogergaborski.com

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#12 posted 07-16-2018 07:01 PM

Cool, like it.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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