Knife Block

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Project by crsowa posted 07-06-2015 11:53 PM 1376 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sorry for the mass uploads today… Just haven’t been posting lately, needed to catch up.

Here’s a custom knife block I made in the Fall for my kitchen. I custom cut the slots to fit the knives I had, or knew I was getting. I am a Chef by day, so I wanted to make this an extra nice feature of my kitchen. The block is dovetailed walnut and Cherry sides with walnut trim. I still consider myself an amateur, as I have only been doing finer woodworking for a couple years now. I did find out, during this build, why I never see any dovetails on edges of boards, only on ends. Lesson learned, but I did make it work, just needed extra care… And a smidge of filler…

-- Chris, Chef by day, wood worker by night... And most weekends...

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#1 posted 07-07-2015 10:08 AM

One of the best knife blocks here. Otstanding design and wood combination.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 01-11-2017 08:27 PM

This knife block is absolutely beautiful. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#3 posted 01-11-2017 08:28 PM

Excellent! I need one, (or at least I think the wife does) How did you cut the slots?

Edit: Oh, I see. Very cool.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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