Oak box for neighbors knife collection

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Project by thor4570 posted 11-30-2012 11:56 PM 2221 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My neighbor talked me into building him an oak box to keep his collection of old pocket knives in. He provided input for dimensions and the trim. He’s pretty pleased with it. What do you think??

-- No matter where I go, there I am.

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#1 posted 12-01-2012 12:17 AM

Great job Thor.

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#2 posted 12-01-2012 12:40 AM

I think you did a magnificent job. It looks great.

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#3 posted 12-01-2012 01:41 AM

Wow thats beautiful. I gotta love the oak. great job!

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#4 posted 12-01-2012 04:55 AM


-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 12-01-2012 06:06 AM

Damn, I wish I was your neighbor!

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#6 posted 12-01-2012 06:48 AM

great looking box and workmanship. would like to see how he arranges the knives in this box?

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#7 posted 12-01-2012 02:42 PM

Looks like the knifes will have a great home, this is really craftsmanship at it’s best !!!!!!

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#8 posted 12-01-2012 03:55 PM

Beautiful box!I like those clean straight edges.

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#9 posted 12-01-2012 05:22 PM

Good looking project. I’m sure your neighbor is beaming with delight!

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#10 posted 12-01-2012 10:32 PM

Must be quite a collection! Great job on this, thanks for sharing. If you could post a photo of the knives arranged in the box, that’d be useful to see.

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