Misc Knife Displays

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Project by poospleasures posted 191 days ago 664 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For the past several years I have made many, many (probably over 100) knife display cases. Most are similar in construction and hold varying numbers and styles of knives. The 1st shows one to hold hunting style 8 to 10” long. They work like a shadow box with a mirror for the back panel which allows you to see both sides of your prize items ( my parents gave me this knife about 65 years back). Next oak case shows how you lift the front acrylic sliding panel to load the case. The shelves and supports are also acrylic. Third (walnut) shows a bit different style loaded with some of the wooden folding knives (over 800 now) I make. #4 (maple & cherry) shows a two sided case as you can see by the dual lift handles. Next shows a side view of a regular width case. The configurations are endless as shown by last pic of a cedar case for some type display which I cannot remember. Thanks for looking. Comments and PMs if you care to.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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#1 posted 191 days ago

I’d like to comment but magnificant doesn’t seem to be sufficient

-- Dick, Ohio

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#2 posted 191 days ago

Very kool Vern.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#3 posted 191 days ago

Awesome display case. The mirror is a great idea and a cool sliding panel. Nice work.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#4 posted 191 days ago

A very cool design and well built.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 191 days ago

Very nice design and great looking build—probably one of the nicer display cases for knives that I’ve seen. My dad was a big knife collector, so I’ve seen a few displays in my life—he would have like your design.

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

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#6 posted 191 days ago

Awesome display cases. These could be adapted to display all types of things. Thanks for posting.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#7 posted 190 days ago

Double the pleasure .
Love your knife work and the display cabinets certainly do them justice .

-- Kiefer 松

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#8 posted 187 days ago

Wow awesome job on you knife cabinet. I love your wooden knives they are really nice. I read in your wooden knife post that you lived close to FT Knox. That is one Army place i never been, spending 22 years in the military however i heard it was a nice post. You do awesome work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#9 posted 186 days ago

Great looking display cases and well designed. Like the legs and the mirror. They showcase very well the great collection of knives.

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#10 posted 185 days ago

Great display cases, Vernon!!..................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 184 days ago

Recycle—Same age as me guy you do have a way with words.
Roger—DoubleDD—A1Jim—Hillbilly—Kiefer—Jim J—Nice to have buddys for kindwords
Tefinn—I do make a lot of variations of this case for other collections
Monty—Hope you get to see Fort Knox some day
Fishinbo—I a lot of practice on cases an knives and do give away or sell most of them.
To all you Thanks for looking

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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