Bread Knife

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Project by redryder posted 09-12-2012 08:39 PM 2501 views 10 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bagels, English muffins and homemade bread are no match for this home built knife.

Rockler will sell you the wood kit and the knife blade or just the knife blade which I bought here.

I glued up my own walnut and oak with Titebond III after sketching out a handle I wanted. Cut on the bandsaw and sanded smooth. Then Watco food safe oil rub down.

The wife loves her bagles and this one went over well. I learned quickly to keep fingers away from the business end. No saw-stop on this one….....................

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

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#1 posted 09-12-2012 08:50 PM

She’ll probably give it to you after you show her the video 100 times and make her a couple hundered of those!
Great job!

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 09-12-2012 11:08 PM

That is a beautiful bread knife!!!!!!!!!!...........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 09-12-2012 11:25 PM

That is great. My brother inlaw has one but he could not remember where he got it. Thanks for posting and yours looks great. Now that I know where to get the blades I can make one. :)

-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.

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#4 posted 09-13-2012 12:42 AM

You can also make a pretty darn good bread knife of this type with a hunk of broken bandsaw blade…...half inch width is perfect.

-- jbschutz

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 09-13-2012 12:54 AM

COOL bread slicing knife!

Well done…

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#6 posted 09-13-2012 03:25 AM


-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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#7 posted 09-13-2012 11:02 AM

Very nice breadknife, beautiful laminations . love that cutting board as well
I thought the same thing as jb ” i can use a bandsaw blade”
the best drilbit i have found to drill bandsaw blades are spotweld bits sold by autobody suppliers.

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

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#8 posted 09-13-2012 11:28 AM

Put two blades, a height adjustment, and you just have the fanciest Agbay-like cake slicer ever ;)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#9 posted 09-13-2012 12:15 PM

Nice project—practical and helps maintain tranquility on the home front.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#10 posted 09-14-2012 02:22 AM

Cut the bread, oh yea… Very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#11 posted 09-20-2012 02:48 PM



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