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This is a knife block that I built for my sister/brother-in-law as a wedding gift. The main block is African Mahogany and the steak knife block is curly maple.
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#1 posted 09-24-2010 05:56 AM
Classy! looks great.
-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive
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#2 posted 09-24-2010 05:57 AM
Yes, that looks real nice, great gift.
-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣
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#3 posted 09-24-2010 03:31 PM
Great job! how did you make the main block holes?
#4 posted 09-24-2010 03:41 PM
Thanks for the comments guys!
Dedalo,The main block is six individual boards all glued together. I cut the slots in them prior to glue up on the router table.
#5 posted 09-24-2010 04:33 PM
Excelent! I thought about that method but couldn’t see the glue lines… the finish is great job. congrats.
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#6 posted 09-25-2010 12:41 AM
I was wondering that myself when I clicked on the project pic… The only thing I could think of was a router. Finished project looks fantastic! Did you put rubber/plastic feet on it to keep it from sliding?
#7 posted 09-25-2010 12:51 AM
Yep, I put six little (1/2” diameter, 1/8” tall) rubber feet on the bottom to prevent it from sliding around on the counter. Thanks for the nice comment!
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#8 posted 09-25-2010 01:10 AM
Good work; very good work.
-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/
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#9 posted 09-25-2010 01:56 AM
What a nice gift! I am sure it will be appreciated and admired for many years.
-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas
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#10 posted 10-06-2010 06:36 PM
What a nice project, I really like this.. something that will last a life time..great job.
-- Master designer of precision sawdust and one of a kind slivers.
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