Advanced DIY Knife Block

Picture of Knife Block
  • This quite unusual but practical knife block is a relatively fast and simple project for your CNC machine…
  • There is some manual work involved (edge rounding, glueing and sanding) but with the right tools it won’t take too much time…

Step 1: Things you’ll need:

Picture of Things you'll need:

Bill of materials:

  • (Beech) plywood:
    • 700 x 290 x 15mm
    • 460 x 340 x 15mm
    • 350 x 340 x 15mm
    • 260 x 340 x 15mm
  • Magnet Ø25 x 5mm (NdFeB)
  • Some 6mm dowels
  • Wood glue
  • Clear varnish or walnut oil
  • 3x Felt pads
  • Your favourite kitchen knifes

Tools:

  • End mill (around 3mm)
  • Corner rounding bit
  • Sandpaper

Machinery:

  • CNC mill
  • Manual router

Software:

  • Estlcam or another CAM Software
  • A 2D CAD Program to customize the knife slots

Credit: http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Block