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Blog series by superstretch updated 09-05-2012 02:24 PM 3 parts 9493 reads 13 comments total

Part 1: Planning and Milling

02-13-2012 11:48 PM by superstretch | 7 comments »

Like any good project, you have to start with a good plan. But a plan starts with talking to the client (yes, this is a commissioned piece) and figuring out what they want: a knife display for 11 knives, 5 of them larger, fixed blades and 6 swiss army knives...This is what I ended up with after a few minutes of design. From that point on, it was just easier to flesh it out in the shop...Next, it needs a nice presentation piece that the fixed blades will rise off of.. a centerpiece if you will...

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Part 2: Progress / Question for the Audience

04-10-2012 04:10 AM by superstretch | 6 comments »

Its been a while since I’ve updated on this project, but its time to wrap it up so that I can move on to other things.. I’m at a bit of a cross roads, though, and need some input. Should keep the angle that the center of the display sits the same as the rest of the display, or should I make it a lower angle? See the pics below for what I mean: Same angle Same angle with the walnut inserts Lower angle Lower angle with the walnut inserts Let me know what you think!

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Part 3: Finished and delivered! (thoughts on $?)

09-05-2012 02:24 PM by superstretch | 0 comments »

Well that’s done with.. I won’t reiterate what I posted on the project page, but I did have a question for everyone who happens to look: How much do you think I should ask? This is a fairly unique project and I really don’t have a baseline to compare to. I have about 60 hours into it (waay too much, but a lot of it was learning) and the wood was really just scraps and shorts from other projects. The guy I built this for has been somewhat of a mentor to me while ...

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