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Project by icemanhank posted 12-31-2017 02:50 AM 855 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all,

I made knives for each of my daughters for Christmas which I have already posted and had a small bit timber left over from each project so thought I would complete them with a single knife block each in the same timber as the scales.

First pics are the Gidgee one, I inserted rare earth magnets into the side so the children would have trouble getting the knife out if they ever get the urge to climb up to where it is kept. I would hope they wouldn’t but it is a bit of extra security.

Pics 3 and 4 are of the figured Blue Gum block and 5 is the knife that goes in this block.

They are both pretty individual.

Happy New Year to all

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia





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pottz

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#1 posted 12-31-2017 02:57 AM

wow that first one is very cool,ive always loved the woods you guys have in Australia,ive used many over the years to make pens.beautiful worl buddy.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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kdc68

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#2 posted 12-31-2017 03:51 PM

Beautiful compliment to the knives you made. Well done !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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bushmaster

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#3 posted 12-31-2017 06:03 PM

nicer wood and design, I like the magnet idea

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 12-31-2017 08:47 PM

You did a beautiful job on that knife and the stand is a very nice piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Bob Collins

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#5 posted 12-31-2017 10:07 PM

Real nice knife stands and a great idea with the magnets.

Really nice work on the stands and knives

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 01-01-2018 07:29 PM

Nice unique designs!!

Jim

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

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