Scrap wood Knife Block

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Project by rodg posted 02-18-2013 06:14 AM 2516 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Quick knife block inspired by my wife. Used cutting board scraps with a little plexiglass, takes up surprisingly little room on the counter top.

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#1 posted 02-18-2013 06:27 AM

I dig it, no more guessing games as to which knife you’ll get. Are they supported by the pressure between the glass and the board? Or by the weight of the knife handle?

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#2 posted 02-18-2013 07:08 AM

Unique and well done : )

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

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#3 posted 02-18-2013 09:39 AM

Cool idea.

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

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#4 posted 02-18-2013 04:27 PM

I like it great job and now I have to make one thx! Great job.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 02-18-2013 05:10 PM

In the top section before glue up I created a dado and filled with inexpensive ceramic magnets just strong enough to keep the knifes upright, came up with that idea during the mockup as without the magnets the knives moved to easily.

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#6 posted 02-19-2013 06:25 PM

Brilliant solution. Great idea!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 02-20-2013 03:10 PM

Very smart idea! Like the design, plexiglass and the magnets and can hold a lot of knives. Great job!

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