Magnetic Knife Holder

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Project by Moserg posted 05-02-2014 01:06 AM 2156 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made out of sapele. Stripes – wallnut, purpleheart, maple.

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#1 posted 05-02-2014 03:34 PM

Nice looking board!

One question, what did you use for the magnet? It looks like the standard mag strip that comes on a roll with sticky backing, but the stuff I have here on rolls is very weak and I don’t think it would work at all through the board.

If it is the roll type where did you get it from?

Regards, Al

-- I am an insomniac, but I don't lose sleep over it!

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#2 posted 05-02-2014 08:39 PM

^^^ Where are the Magnets and what type?

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#3 posted 05-02-2014 08:55 PM

Nope. There are two types of magnets (whatever I had and used) – square (aprox 20mm x 10mm x 2mm – around 30 pc for bottom line) and round magnets (diam 8mm x 5 mm for upper line about 40 pc ). On the back of the panel I routed channels for them deep less 1/4’’ of panel thickness and not to the end. I lay them inside with glue and covered by wood stripe (which you can see and thought that was a mag stripe). That was Rare Earth Neodymium magnets which are much more powerful then standard mag strip.

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#4 posted 05-03-2014 03:17 AM

Very nice looking design and concept, I like the inlay bands! One question, is the space behind the front board used for anything specific?

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

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#5 posted 05-03-2014 01:39 PM

“space behind the front board used for anything specific?” – Planning to put there cutting board, which doesn’t exist yet :-)

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