Magnetic Knife holder

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Project by newagewoodworks posted 914 days ago 1678 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a pretty cool idea I had after looking at my magnetic tool holder in my shop and I said why not wrap that in wood and make it hold knives! I wrapped solid ceramic magnets in a mahogany box and it works just need better ideas to mount on the wall without screws to keep the flawless look, and without having to scrape the paint for adhesive caulk or products of the sort.

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#1 posted 914 days ago

Looks good a great idea.

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#2 posted 914 days ago

Very cool, maybe some dovetail shaped blocks screwed to the wall, with some stopped dovetail grooves starting at the bottom and stopping before coming out the top? So it would hang on the blocks. I don’t know, just a thought.

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this"

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#3 posted 914 days ago

your right, thats not a good idea, might drive the price up a few $$$ but a quality way to install for sure, Thanks.

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#4 posted 914 days ago

Fun idea, i may make one with some old magnets.

Idea for mounting, put a couple of washer shaped magnets on the wall with drywall anchors then just stick the block to the wall?

-- People are like tea bags. You find out how strong they are when you put them in hot water. -Eleanor Roosevelt

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#5 posted 913 days ago

@JoshIndy Great idea! i think thats what ill do. I mean its magnetic on the front why not just use the magnetism to my advantage lol!!

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Craig Havran

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#6 posted 913 days ago

very cool. you could also do a cleat system on the back.

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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#7 posted 912 days ago

Great job, nice idea

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

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