Rustic Knife Display

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Project by bowtie posted 09-12-2012 05:28 PM 2283 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a couple of rustic knife displays and me latest ” bandsaw blade knife”

The displays are about 15” wide and 4” high.
Live edge red cedar slab and cedar branches. Finished with shellac.

The knife handle is red cedar and pine laminated together, also finished with shellac.

I’m trying to get a few items made for my etsy store and these little slabs seemed perfect for knife displays.
Thanks for looking,

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#1 posted 09-12-2012 05:35 PM

I love the red cedar. It is just so eye catching. Good job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 09-12-2012 08:26 PM

You gotta be a show off when you list on The competition is plenty. This should do it…................

-- mike...............

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#3 posted 09-12-2012 09:13 PM

Very nicely done. The knife is beautiful, as is the display.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 09-12-2012 09:38 PM

The knife handle is just spectacular. The rich color gives highlight to its beauty.

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#5 posted 09-12-2012 11:05 PM

Great looking knife and display. I love the look of red cedar.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#6 posted 09-13-2012 04:07 AM

so purty !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#7 posted 09-13-2012 04:12 AM

Nicely done….gotta admit though when I first saw it I thought it was a piece of watermellon

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#8 posted 09-13-2012 04:14 AM

I was scratching my head trying to come up with a display stand for my cared canes. Thanx for the idea, bowtie. I’ve heard that copying is the best form of a compliment!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#9 posted 09-13-2012 10:42 AM

my wifes comment when she first saw them, ” nice coat rack ”.
thanks everyone for the looks and comments,

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#10 posted 09-16-2012 07:47 AM

Hey, the base looks like a slice of watermelon!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#11 posted 11-25-2013 04:58 AM

Very nice. The red cedar is gorgeous. One of my favorites. I recently purchased a custom made knife from a local artisan, and am looking for a good way to display it.

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