Easy Project This Knife With Its Customized Inlay Makes A Wonderful Wedding Gift And Keepsake
Easy project this knife with its customized inlay makes a wonderful wedding gift and keepsake is article about Magazine bookmarked by roy with ID 1257986015 was uploaded on 12-03-2019 and has been viewed 257,540 times.
Cake Knife Illustration by James Provost Several months before her wedding, my daughter asked me to make a decorative knife with which her and her husband could cut their wedding cake on their special day.
They had also asked his father, an avid woodturner, to turn the pen that they would use to sign the register.Both he and I had a bit of a chuckle when we finally got together to examine each other's work, and realized that we had both chosen to work with cocobolo without any prior consultation.
This project can be constructed from any hardwood that you like.I chose cocobolo because it is a relatively dark wood, which makes installing the inlay easier.I also happened to have some leftover pieces perfect for this project.
The center of the handle contains two birch veneers which sandwich the knife blade.The birch was chosen for its stark colour contrast to the cocobolo.Since this knife was ceremonial in nature, to be used once and then put on display, my wife selected an inexpensive cake knife with a plastic handle that was purchased for a few dollars from our local hardware store.
Prepare the MaterialI chose to make the handle slightly longer than...