Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

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Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by Maddogfl » Tue Oct 26, 2021 10:30 pm

I stopped by the local junk store looking for, and finding a shadow box ($5.00) and some fabric, $2.00 for enough to wrap my porch). I ripped out the cardboard back and replaced it with 1/4" plywood scrap. I scrounged a pair of recycled strap hinges from my stash at the barn. I used spray contact cement to glue the fabric to the plywood, used some cup hooks that were in a drawer in the kitchen and made latch out of a finishing nail bent to shape and an eye screw. Of course, I have hung it high enough to hide the ugly strap hinges, because I was too cheap to run to the hardware store for a piano hinge. Seven bucks out of pocket and three hours later it was hung and loaded.

The photo pointed out a couple of things that I need to correct. I see some fabric that needs to be trimmed, and I didn't get all of the lay-out chalk off of the fabric. Other than that, it is done.
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Re: Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by 1967redrider » Tue Oct 26, 2021 10:47 pm

Awesome job!!! 😎👍
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Re: Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by jmh58 » Tue Oct 26, 2021 10:48 pm

Well done!! 👍🤩👍
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Re: Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by Gone2Three » Tue Oct 26, 2021 10:58 pm

That's a great way to house those camp knives! Y'a did good ::tu::

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Post by dlr110 » Tue Oct 26, 2021 11:35 pm

Great job and a very good imagination! ::tu::
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Re: Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by Rdubya21 » Wed Oct 27, 2021 12:06 am

Looks good ! ::tu::

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Re: Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by edge213 » Wed Oct 27, 2021 12:08 am

Very nice.
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Re: Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by Clark23 » Wed Oct 27, 2021 12:24 am

That’s a great looking little display of camp knives, awesome work on the display 👍🏻❤️

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Re: Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by rea1eye » Wed Oct 27, 2021 12:29 am

Good job! Really showcases your knives.

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Re: Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by rustyoldknife » Wed Oct 27, 2021 1:35 am

Maddogfl wrote:
Tue Oct 26, 2021 10:30 pm
I stopped by the local junk store looking for, and finding a shadow box ($5.00) and some fabric, $2.00 for enough to wrap my porch). I ripped out the cardboard back and replaced it with 1/4" plywood scrap. I scrounged a pair of recycled strap hinges from my stash at the barn. I used spray contact cement to glue the fabric to the plywood, used some cup hooks that were in a drawer in the kitchen and made latch out of a finishing nail bent to shape and an eye screw. Of course, I have hung it high enough to hide the ugly strap hinges, because I was too cheap to run to the hardware store for a piano hinge. Seven bucks out of pocket and three hours later it was hung and loaded.

The photo pointed out a couple of things that I need to correct. I see some fabric that needs to be trimmed, and I didn't get all of the lay-out chalk off of the fabric. Other than that, it is done.
::tu:: ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by Madmarco » Wed Oct 27, 2021 1:48 am

Looks teriffic M-Dog! ::tu:: 8)
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Re: Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by Quick Steel » Wed Oct 27, 2021 6:46 am

Excellent display. Very creative.

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Re: Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by #goldpan » Wed Oct 27, 2021 8:07 am

I like it ::tu:: looks cool! Good job. ::handshake::

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Re: Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by royal0014 » Wed Oct 27, 2021 10:43 am

Not too shabby for on the cheap ... Ya' done real good !
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Re: Cheap display for the lowly camp knife

Post by bighomer » Thu Oct 28, 2021 4:18 pm

::tu:: x10

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