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tyskkvinna

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804 days ago

I want to make a couple of knife blocks… the solid wood kind, rather than the type filled with skewers or other material. I’ve looked around a lot and I just find myself getting perplexed.

Can anybody show me some plans? The few I found were rather vague.

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Chris

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#1 posted 804 days ago

I have a couple of plans somewhere for the old school counter top type. I’ll try to find them… Also, I recently saw an updated version that used rare earth magnets in the slots; i found that interesting.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 803 days ago

Hi Lis. I have never got a “plan”- just drew up what I needed. You need to layout what knives you want it to hold and a sharpener and scissors, maybe and then plan the sizes of the openings and spacings. Then make a plan with the segments and where to cut the slots with a dado and glue it back together. I do all the slots with a router and make them blind so they don’t come through the bottom then you have a solid bottom when you glue it all back together. I usually do not save any of my layouts, but I’ll look in my file for one…........................Jim

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