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Project by wdkits1 posted 08-10-2011 03:46 PM 2055 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi Everyone

Had a new client call me last week inquiring about my custom knife block that was seen on CustomMade.com and wanted to know if I was interested in designing one for him. Sure!!! He sent me the scaled template of what he wanted to include and chose Walnut and Cherry for the woods. I added the bookmatched walnut on the base to give it a little artistic flair.The slots for the knives were cut out on the scroll saw. Fun project

-- Mike --www.midlothianwoodworks.com





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Blake Thornton

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#1 posted 08-10-2011 04:07 PM

the bookmatched end is a wonderful touch, very nice product at the end of the day! Can you show us a close up of the knife slots?

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S2artDesigns

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#2 posted 08-10-2011 05:12 PM

Nice lookin block!

-- Visit my Etsy site to see my burl wood jewelry at http://www.etsy.com/shop/S2ArtDesigns?ref=si_shop

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grizzman

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#3 posted 08-10-2011 05:39 PM

thats a beauty mike, congrats on a new client…this has created a few new customers and thats what is all about…and you have done a really great job on this one…love the book matched walnut…very striking…but ive got a question…will send a pm…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 08-10-2011 10:46 PM

Sweet knife block. That book-matched end is a real eye catcher!!!!!!!!!

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

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acducey

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#5 posted 08-11-2011 12:49 AM

That’s one good looking block; I’ll bet you’ve got another new client for many more projects.

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itsmic

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#6 posted 08-11-2011 11:21 PM

Very Nice Block, Your work is very classy, looks like another heavy one, don’t have to worry about stability, great job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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