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Make a Knife Block Photos by Wolf Moehrle; Illustration by Len Churchill INFO: DIFFICULTY - 4/5,LENGTH/TIME - 3/5,COST - 1/5,SPECIAL TECHNIQUES- Precise Measuring, Angles My son recently turned 18 and has a passion for the culinary arts, so I decided to buy him a set of high-end kitchen knives.
As soon as I made the purchase I began thinking about making a unique wooden block for them, as I have always preferred to give handcrafted gifts.Since my son is left-handed, I angled the knives so he could comfortably grasp them.
If this is for a right-hander, I would suggest making the mirror image of this block.Each knife rests at a 25° angle to the table surface, but they are also at a 5° angle to one another, creating a slight fanning of the handles.
Only the honing steel is parallel with the table.I combined hickory, mahogany and walnut for this block.I had a small piece of figured South American mahogany that I was able to use for the two sides.Trace the knivesEach blade has its own small block and these are later laminated together to make one large block.
I created a full size drawing to determine the sizes of all the...