Mesquite Knife Display

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Project by davevan posted 09-01-2010 11:48 PM 3811 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Enjoyed making this for The Old Livery Shops here in Wickenburg. Finished with oil-varnish mixture then waxed.

-- Dave Arizona

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 09-02-2010 12:21 AM

Hi David. Nice work on that kinfe display. I love the grain of Mesquite. We come to Casa Grande, Az in the winter and have been to Wickenburg. They have some of the biggest mesquite trees I have ever seen. I bought some logs from a firewood wagon last year when we passed through. Maybe we can meet next winter when we come again. My e-mail is if you could send me your phone number?


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#2 posted 09-02-2010 02:17 AM

That is a great looking display stand David, I don’t see any seams, what did you use to clear out the insides ovals?

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#3 posted 09-02-2010 03:03 AM

Actually I glued 2 pieces together. I drilled out the openings then rasps and sanding and finally got the edges thin enough.
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-- Dave Arizona

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#4 posted 09-02-2010 05:37 AM

Nice display. Good way to show your knife. Good design…...............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#5 posted 09-02-2010 06:37 AM

Very impressive work. Fit very nicely

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#6 posted 09-02-2010 08:14 AM

great work… very cool knife display….

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#7 posted 09-02-2010 10:22 AM

Now that is sweet.

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#8 posted 09-02-2010 02:00 PM

Very Cool knife display! Real nice!

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#9 posted 09-02-2010 09:15 PM


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#10 posted 09-27-2010 07:31 PM

Very Nice. Did you make the knife?

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#11 posted 09-27-2010 09:06 PM

Yes really nice.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#12 posted 10-08-2010 12:13 PM

wow. beautiful display for a wonderful knife!

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#13 posted 08-22-2011 11:11 PM

this is a gr8 way to display a special sharpee thing.. :)

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