LumberJocks

box for my sons first pocket knife

  • Advertise with us
Project by cplant posted 12-24-2011 05:06 AM 1508 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got my 7yr old boy his first pocket knife for christmas this year. I made this box to go with it…a nice safe place to keep his new knife. The box is alder with sapele back and wenge front and zebrawood pull. I finished it with multiple coats of gloss laqer spray. I cant wait to see the look on his face christmas morning. Happy holidays everybody and thanx for lookin.

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB





10 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

115202 posts in 3038 days


#1 posted 12-24-2011 05:22 AM

There’s a cool idea.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Don Carrier's profile

Don Carrier

114 posts in 1837 days


#2 posted 12-24-2011 05:49 AM

I’m 50 and still have my first knife. My dad traded something to one of his friends for it. I love thinking about all the initials I left in the forest and all the squirrels I skinned. I had to wait on my son, now that having a pocket knife at school is a federal crime. But he got it, a schrade old timer and still carries it after about 12 years.

-- Don

View Woodbridge's profile

Woodbridge

3460 posts in 1878 days


#3 posted 12-24-2011 06:34 AM

Thats a pretty nice little box. I am sure it will make the gift that much more special for your son.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

View NormG's profile

NormG

5499 posts in 2464 days


#4 posted 12-24-2011 06:37 AM

Great gift

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

View RussInMichigan's profile

RussInMichigan

598 posts in 2241 days


#5 posted 12-24-2011 04:43 PM

Great work.

My son is 21 and he’s always got his pocket knife. His holiday gift this year is a pocket whittling/carving knife.

View Bluepine38's profile

Bluepine38

3341 posts in 2546 days


#6 posted 12-24-2011 06:01 PM

After my sons got their toten chips-a badge you earn in boy scouts that proves you know how to handle
a knife-I took them down to a local knife shop and got them the regular swiss army knife, which the
owner showed them how to sharpen to a razor edge. I had pretty much forgotten about this, but this
site brings back fond memories. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter

View wrench's profile

wrench

320 posts in 2074 days


#7 posted 12-26-2011 06:15 AM

Nice dude Merry Christmas man!!

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

View Tokolosi's profile

Tokolosi

674 posts in 1816 days


#8 posted 12-27-2011 02:44 AM

Gorgeous work! I too still have the first pocket knife my father gave me! Thanks for a great post.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

View ChuckV's profile

ChuckV

2880 posts in 2988 days


#9 posted 12-27-2011 02:50 AM

That is a beautiful box. I also have a son who is seven years old and received his first pocket knife for Christmas. Your box gives me a good idea for his birthday next month.

Thank you for posting your project.

Merry Christmas!

-- “Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are.” ― R. Waters

View cplant's profile

cplant

226 posts in 2024 days


#10 posted 12-27-2011 05:30 AM

Awsome chuckv…i look forward to seein ur sons gift when u post it

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com