Knife block

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Project by TurnTurnTurn posted 06-13-2013 04:32 PM 1477 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at box (finger) joints. This knife block is made of Cherry with bamboo shishkabob skewers to hold the knives in place. The box is 7.5×5 x 11. I chose not to glue the skewers inside the box, this way you can add and remove some skewers to accomodate more knives or fewer knives. Thanks for looking.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#1 posted 06-13-2013 04:39 PM

Nice looking job on this fun project.

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

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#2 posted 06-13-2013 06:12 PM

Interesting use of skewers.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#3 posted 06-13-2013 06:22 PM

Wow, never thought of using skewers… I have something similar but they’re plastic inserts for the kife block, although I like the fact that you can remove the skewers! Thanks for the tip :) Nice block to boot!

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?

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#4 posted 06-13-2013 06:45 PM

Nice looking knife block, very cool using the skewers… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#5 posted 06-13-2013 07:09 PM

Your finger joints came out perfect. The skewers are a great idea.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#6 posted 06-13-2013 10:55 PM

Very cool idea, I would have never thought of using skewers. Finger joints look great too!

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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#7 posted 06-16-2013 05:03 AM

Nice Idea.

-- Jeffery Mullen

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