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New Magnetic Knife Racks for my Etsy shop.
12” and 18”
Show here are: Oak, Barn Board, Walnut, Birch, Maple and Cherry.

I used 1/2 inch rare earth magnets and cut the holes with a cnc to get a perfectly flat bottom hole. The magnets sit .023” from the visible surface. I added washers to the back of each magnet (to increase magnetic strength, I tested this it works) and filled the holes with a maple dowel. After the dowels were set I cut them flush to the back.

I used 9 magnets for the 12” and 14 for the 18”. Magnets are from lee valley. Does anyone know a better source to purchase these magnets from in the Toronto Area.

http://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/IVAMIR

If you are in the Toronto area I will participating in a pop up market coming up on Dec 7th and 8th run by Makers Cartel. I will have these for sale at the market.

https://www.facebook.com/events/504478042983558/

http://www.makerscartel.com/





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yooper

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#1 posted 243 days ago

Nice idea. Good job. Good Christmas gift idea.

-- Jeff, CT - better late then never

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Rick

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#2 posted 243 days ago

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Posting.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 242 days ago

Always like making these, nice work and good luck on the sales….

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

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 242 days ago

Cool idea—simple looking and nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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lepelerin

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#5 posted 242 days ago

nice work.
You can get magnet at princessauto for a fraction of the cost.

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AdrianM

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#6 posted 242 days ago

Thanks for tip I will check out Princess.

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#7 posted 242 days ago

Does anyone know a better source to purchase these magnets from in the Toronto Area.

I can’t say where to get them in Toronto, but ebay is loaded with rare magnets for very reasonable.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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exit116

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#8 posted 242 days ago

very cool, thanks for posting.

-- Money: if you do not have fun earning it, have fun spending it, I do not enjoy spending it so I have fun earning it.

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731

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#9 posted 242 days ago

These will be Stoking stuffer this year!

-- 731 - Just because it doesn't kill you, doesn't mean it didn't try to...

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cajunpen

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#10 posted 242 days ago

Clever idea, I hope that you have better luck on Etsy than I have had. I understand that it takes awhile to get that first sale.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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JamesVavra

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#11 posted 241 days ago

Nice job. I always buy my rare earth magnets from CMS magnetics: https://www.magnet4sale.com/index.php

James

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 238 days ago

Cool! Beautiful woods and like the minimalist look. Great job and good luck on the sales!

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