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I hate knife racks where the knives are inside a groove since eventually the groove breeds a funk so I decided to rethink the rack. It is a simple project, but I used a forstner bit to make holes to size for some round rare earth magnets I had from another project. I inserted the magnets and bonded them with epoxy then veneered the face hiding the magnets. SO now my knives are stuck the the angled board where any leftover moisture can dry and NO FUNK can grow.

I know it is a simple project, but it sure works great.

-- making sawdust....

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#1 posted 597 days ago

Awesome idea… Might steal this… haha

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 597 days ago

cool idea … bet it catches on

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#3 posted 597 days ago

It caught on! I need to make one of these for my buddy the “Chef”!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#4 posted 597 days ago

magnets & a tilted board…. gunna have to try this one myself!

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#5 posted 597 days ago

feel free to copy.. just send me a 2 penny royalty fee.. so If 100 people make on, I get a whole 2 dollars.. ha ha.. Enjoy.

-- making sawdust....

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#6 posted 597 days ago

A novel concept. I like it and so does my wife. Now where did I put those rare earth magnets?

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 597 days ago

Simple is good. This way you can identify what you want quickly.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#8 posted 597 days ago

Consider you idea stolen

-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.

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#9 posted 596 days ago

This is a great idea!

-- There is nothing like a Grateful Dead concert.

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Sam Shakouri

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#10 posted 596 days ago

It will be loved by every one. My wife ordered me ” This is your next project, Sam.” and I said ” Yes dear.”
So, I am hesitated to thank you for the post. :)

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#11 posted 596 days ago

Sam , you have to be careful what you let your Wife see on this site. Looking forward to the Pic’s of yours. :)

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#12 posted 596 days ago

Clever idea…I sure this one will be copied…

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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