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One More Tilt Please!

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Project by Robsshop posted 100 days ago 1329 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Back story to begin with. This past Christmas I gave my Daughter a set of knives and a custom knife block that I built for her as well as a wine tilt. Well in the melee of gifting out several wine tilts I some how came up short so my daughter graciously gave up her tilt so that I could save face! With the understanding that I would make her a replacement ,I finally set out to finish up this tilt that I am very happy with how it turned out. I took the opportunity to design the tilt to go along with the knife block and used the same materials and added the accented aluminum rivet line to pick up on the knife handles as well. The two piece construction was done with biscuit joinery and then added insurance with the inlay banding that split the glue line and the added benefit of no end grain in the Wenge was welcomed. Well I feel that this finished piece is some of my better work and my Daughter reaffirmed with a big smile and not giving me to much grief over the April delivery! Thanks for looking and comments/ questions always welcomed …......ROB

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)





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Gixxerjoe04

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#1 posted 100 days ago

Looks good, what’s the red colored wood, padauk?

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#2 posted 100 days ago

Rob I just really admire the quality of your work. These are so refined and have a subtle elegance that is just really hard to come by. Beautiful.

-- I have always wished that my computer would be as easy to use as my telephone. My wish has come true. I no longer know how to use my telephone.

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Robsshop

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#3 posted 100 days ago

@gxrjoe4. Thanks and the wood Is actually bloodwood paired with walnut and wenge

@Jerry. Thanks as always, your to kind! Hope you r having a good weekend!!

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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steve_in_ohio

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#4 posted 99 days ago

wow, great choice of woods, wonderful job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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jfk4032

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#5 posted 99 days ago

That is some beautiful work there Rob! Nice combination of wood colors too.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#6 posted 99 days ago

Thanks fellows, much appreciated !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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Richard

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#7 posted 90 days ago

Rob that is a really cool job on both the knife holder and the wine tilt . Now if you could get your Daughter to give my daughter lessons on not complaining about the time delay on the project. Mine would be on my case the day after to get it finished. But I guess I will keep her anyway.

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Robsshop

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#8 posted 88 days ago

@Richard. Thanks for the feed back. Yea, my Daughter has her hands full with a kitchen renovation, that’s the only reason I was cut some slack ! LOL

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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