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Offline SAB

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Wood for Cutlery dividers in a oak cabinet.
« on: July 03, 2022, 08:42 PM »
Hi,
What is one of the top woods to use for cutlery in some cabinets.  Is it cork, Butternut, maybe Basswood?  I also cannot afford 1 million dollars per bf.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated,
Steven

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Offline tjbnwi

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Re: Wood for Cutlery dividers in a oak cabinet.
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2022, 08:47 PM »
Maple, all of are accessories are hard maple.

The cost should not be that bad for an average size divider.

Softer woods chip/shave to easily with sharp knives being inserted in them.

Tom

Offline morts10n

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Re: Wood for Cutlery dividers in a oak cabinet.
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2022, 11:56 AM »
You can just buy them already assembled in a variety of sizes. Rev-a-shelf is one source

Offline Crazyraceguy

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Re: Wood for Cutlery dividers in a oak cabinet.
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2022, 09:43 AM »
Most of the time, when a secondary wood is used, it is intended to just blend in. Interior drawer parts are usually maple or some other unassuming thing that doesn't draw attention.
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Offline kevinculle

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Re: Wood for Cutlery dividers in a oak cabinet.
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2022, 12:42 PM »
We moved into a new home last year and I made cutlery dividers for 5 or 6 drawers using hard maple leftovers I had in the wood rack.  I milled the stock to 1/2" thick and about 1/4" shorter than the drawer side height.  I used half lap joints between the crossing pieces and put 1/4" radius round overs on all of the top edges.  For a finish I just used Howard's Beeswax and Orange Oil.