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Knife block/Kitchen art.

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Project by revanson11 posted 02-11-2018 08:26 PM 769 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Full disclosure, I saw a picture of this knife block on Pinterest a while back and loved the look. I had no idea of how hard this would be to make if I wanted it to look good. I used Cardinal/Blood wood for the body with Maple for the accent pieces and some Bubinga for the center section. Getting the face rays to fit with the quarter circle at the base tested my abilities. I probably spent the better part of a month working on this and spent considerable time in insuring that it went together in the proper order. This block will hold a total of 9 knives with slots for 2-6” Chef’s knives, 2-3” paring knives and 5-5” kitchen knives. The block is 10” high and wide with another 1” for the base. It is finished with 3 coats of wipe on Poly. The main cook say’s the it will look real nice on her kitchen island.

-- Randy, Central MN





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Mike_in_STL

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#1 posted 02-12-2018 01:29 AM

Looks like a Japanese fan. Nicely done. Is it full of Japanese Steel?

-- Sawdust makes me whole --Mike in STL

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SOG

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#2 posted 02-12-2018 02:25 AM

Oh, my! Stunning.

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#3 posted 02-13-2018 12:41 AM

Thats Brilliant that is,
Clever,
BTW, What is wipe on Poly?

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#4 posted 02-13-2018 05:23 PM

anthm27

Wipe on Polyurethane. Basically a thinned down polyurethane that you wipe on with a lint free cloth. It dries fast. I’ve been using the Minwax version.

-- Randy, Central MN

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#5 posted 02-13-2018 11:56 PM



anthm27

Wipe on Polyurethane. Basically a thinned down polyurethane that you wipe on with a lint free cloth. It dries fast. I ve been using the Minwax version.

- revanson11

Cheers Thankyou, I shall pick some up.
Kind Regards

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#6 posted 02-27-2018 08:21 PM

great design and execution!

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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