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Project by RogerM posted 12-14-2011 02:59 AM 1873 views 12 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Knife Block of maple, walnut and cherry on a padauk base.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC





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Kelen

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#1 posted 12-14-2011 03:16 AM

Beautiful! Definitely worthy of some fine cutlery…

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Dave

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#2 posted 12-14-2011 03:27 AM

A wooden rainbow. Worthy of some fine kitchen steel. Great job.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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dakremer

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#3 posted 12-14-2011 04:11 AM

that is awesome Roger. I’ve never seen a knife block design like this before

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#4 posted 12-14-2011 04:22 AM

Roger you have designed a wonderful knife block, with nice color combo. WHen I built mine I used spacers to create the knife slots, but I like your design better.
-Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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RogerM

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#5 posted 12-14-2011 07:33 PM

Thanks to all of you for the compliments. This project was just one of those that come to you when you are laying awake some night wondering what to build next. It has proven to be quite functional.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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JoeinDE

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#6 posted 12-14-2011 10:53 PM

Nice design and execution. I’m gonna add this to favorites and put it on my build list.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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Andrew

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#7 posted 12-19-2011 03:32 PM

How did you clamp on those at such an angle?

-- If you don't start building your dreams, someone else will hire you to build theirs. Mr. Mente, Shop Teacher, Milwaukee

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RogerM

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#8 posted 12-20-2011 03:15 AM

Mente – You are very perceptive. Clamping this up was indeed a problem. On the second one I built I built a jig arrangement and put all kind of clamps and blocks on it. Sorry I didn’t take any pictures.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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TurnTurnTurn

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#9 posted 01-13-2012 03:30 AM

Great design, I may have to borrow your idea.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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RogerM

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#10 posted 01-13-2012 04:55 PM

Ideas is what this website is about. If I can be of assistance let me know. Clamping it all together is the major issue. Try and have the clamping worked out before you start applying glue.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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