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Knives for Christmas

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Project by burntwood posted 479 days ago 774 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project is a father and son project! My 15 year son wanted to make these knives for his great grandfather-94 y/o (my grandfather) , his grandfather 65 y/o (my dad), his uncle (my brother) and one of his good friends. The larger knife is one we made for my son, It is made out of purple wood. Two of the smaller knives are made off red oak and two are walnut.

To say the least I am very proud of my son in several ways.
- He used his on money to buy knife blanks and materials.
- The people he chose to receive his first wood working project.
- That he has taken and interest in woodworking!

Merry Christmas to all!

-- ..."When everyone is thinking the same... Someone isnt thinking." ... George S Patton





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JoeinDE

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#1 posted 479 days ago

Great to see that your son has taken up your interest in woodworking. I’m looking forward to the day when my son is old enough to do so.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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MShort

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#2 posted 479 days ago

You should be very proud of your son. Excellent to hear about those qualities in a young man. GREAT looking projects as well.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 479 days ago

These turned out great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 479 days ago

Beautiful knives. Looks to me like all involved greatly benefit this Christmas.

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

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Woodbridge

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#5 posted 479 days ago

I recently replaced some handles on some knives for my wife (the kitchen variety) and it was quite a fun project. Your son did a very nice job on these knives and I’m sure the recipients will value them for many years to come.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Schwieb

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#6 posted 479 days ago

It’s all really good, in every way. How special.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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hunter71

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#7 posted 478 days ago

Oh wow, you just reminded me I bought blades for steak knives to make for Christmas. Well, too late for this year now. Nice job on yours.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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firefighterontheside

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#8 posted 233 days ago

Nice work. You and your son. My son (6) says he is going to be a scientist firefighter. Not sure what that will entail. He does have some interest in coming to the shop and nailing pieces of wood together.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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