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2017 LumberJocks Knife Swap - Meat Carving Set

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Project by PPK posted 11-10-2017 05:20 PM 849 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this meat carving knife set for RichCMD for the 2017 KnifeSwap. It’s my first time to join a swap, as well as my first time to put scales on a knife. I really enjoyed doing both. I purchased the knife blanks online, and then used some walnut crotch to make the knife scales. It was a fun process, and I learned a lot in the process.

Below are some process pictures of making the knife and fork:


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-- Pete





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Dave Polaschek

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#1 posted 11-10-2017 05:23 PM

Nice work, Pete! You’re not a rookie anymore!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#2 posted 11-10-2017 06:18 PM

Nicely done Pete. A very handsome and useful set!

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#3 posted 11-10-2017 07:11 PM

Really nice set! Thanks for taking part in the swap!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#4 posted 11-10-2017 08:39 PM

Well done, these would be really useful

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#5 posted 11-10-2017 08:54 PM

Really nice set, Pete! I love the Walnut, Brass, and Steel look!

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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#6 posted 11-11-2017 01:18 AM

For some reason, I have a taste for steak. Great job on the set.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 11-11-2017 02:25 AM

Just in time to carve the Turkey …..a beautiful set you have made …GFREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#8 posted 11-11-2017 05:34 AM

Excellent timing and honestly I think that walnut is some of the best I’ve seen. Rich will use those every year for many Monday years to come I’m sure!

-- Dave - http://kelleycrafts.com/ - pen blanks - knife scales - turning tools

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#9 posted 11-11-2017 12:30 PM

These are nicely done and are beautiful knives for the kitchen.

elluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#10 posted 11-11-2017 02:28 PM

well done Pete great set!

-- I refuse to edit the photo orientation for this website any longer. It’s an issue they should address and correct. Gary, Texas

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#11 posted 11-12-2017 12:34 PM

Way to go Pete. Like you this was my first swap. It is wonderful what a learning experience we seem to enjoy. This was perfect timing so the gobbler gets cut up very nicely. Good work (or fun). Wife loves these.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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