Steak Knife set with box

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Project by Mike001 posted 01-04-2012 01:50 AM 1327 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had this steak knift set kit I bought over a year ago and decided to finish it this year as a Christmas present. Had some Jobillo wood and did the handles then thought maybe should make a box for them. I had some ambrosia maple and walnut and used a leftover piece of jobillo for the box handle. I did the band saw box technique on resawing three laminated layers of maple then cut the knife shapes out of the middle layer. Sliced the cutouts to hold the knifes at the right height. I did the flocking thing on the knife holes. I applied orange shellac to color the maple to look old and then laquer on the box. General armor coat on the knife handles.

-- "Always with Honor"

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#1 posted 01-04-2012 02:09 AM

Way cool mike.

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#2 posted 01-04-2012 02:21 AM

That is sharp. I really like it, so you said it is a Christmas gift – when should I expect it? :-))

Seriously, nice box and knives.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 01-04-2012 04:54 AM

Nice looking set!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 01-04-2012 05:58 AM

Excellent work!!! That would not be a gift from me, it wouldn’t get out of my house!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#5 posted 01-04-2012 11:02 AM

Nice job! Love this

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 01-06-2012 03:16 AM

This if really fabulous. Very creative and unique. First I have seen this wood! Really nice!

-- TimV

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#7 posted 01-06-2012 03:49 AM

As a matter of fact they are really sharp. I picked up one of the knives clamped for drying to get a measurement for the box and it guilotined my finger…nice holiday with a bandaged finger. Be careful.

-- "Always with Honor"

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