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Project by kody posted 07-28-2013 07:10 PM 1913 views 8 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this Maple burl knife block for a friend of mine. It turned out to be a bigger job that I imagined. But it was a fun project. Finished with danish oil and briwax. My first knife block.





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DanEGood

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#1 posted 07-28-2013 07:22 PM

That’s an awesome piece of wood and you did an awesome job with it. How are the slots cot ?

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#2 posted 07-28-2013 07:36 PM

VERY nice

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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#3 posted 07-28-2013 07:38 PM

Cool piece of wood and I think you did a great job. Love those colors.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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kody

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#4 posted 07-28-2013 07:53 PM

Cut the burl with a band saw in 5 peaces made dado’s through each peace and glued it back together.

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Hawaiilad

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#5 posted 07-28-2013 08:09 PM

Oh that is really nice to look at. Not just a block of wood setting on the kitchen counter…a piece of art

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#6 posted 07-28-2013 08:47 PM

I am Just gonna say WOW! NICE WORK!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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bobasaurus

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#7 posted 07-28-2013 09:08 PM

That looks fantastic. The curved design is great and the figure in the burl popped really well with the oil and wax. I’m about to finish some maple burl knife scales (stabilized)... do you think the same danish oil and wax finishing will work well?

-- Allen, Colorado

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#8 posted 07-28-2013 09:57 PM

That’s the purtiest knife block i have seen…! You did great…

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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amagineer

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#9 posted 07-28-2013 10:19 PM

Great knife block. The burl is fantastic, it must of cost a few pennies.
-don

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

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Randy_ATX

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#10 posted 07-28-2013 10:24 PM

That is stunning. One of the nicest pieces of wood I have seen in a long time.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#11 posted 07-28-2013 10:57 PM

What can I say that hasn’t already been said? WOW! Awesome. Thanks for sharing with us.

-- Flying MLB *** A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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#12 posted 07-28-2013 11:21 PM

Most awesome.

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planeBill

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#13 posted 07-29-2013 12:09 AM

GOOD LORD MAN!!! That’s nice. There is no material like wood. Just endless varieties of beauty. That is just supafine!
I stayed up till 2 this morning looking at redwood burls. I think I have a problem.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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Rj

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#14 posted 07-29-2013 12:31 AM

Great job gotta luv Burl !! This is now on my to do list . Just had a new house built and this would be a great first project in my new shop.

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#15 posted 07-29-2013 01:07 AM

Beautiful! Now you need some knives that can do the block justice!!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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