Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-09-2015, 02:08 PM   #15
Moderator
 
DKB_SATX's Avatar

 
2017 26' Flying Cloud
1976 Argosy 28
Alamo Heights , Texas
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 6,401
Images: 1
Blog Entries: 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by VWill View Post
I like a knife roll/bag. Stores small and safe, and I have all my knives in one place when I'm coking by the fire.
I also use a knife roll, as well as the edge guards that others have mentioned.
__________________

__________________
David

Zero Gravitas 2017 Flying Cloud 26U | Il Progetto 1976 Argosy 28 Center Bath | WBCCI# 15566

He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. Sir Winston Churchill
DKB_SATX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 02:11 PM   #16
Rivet Master
 
Pahaska's Avatar
 
2014 Interstate Ext. Coach
Hays County , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 5,822
Images: 3
I made an oak knife block and finished it to match the oak elsewhere in the trailer. It is mounted on the wall between the window and the spice cabinet. It takes up no space that would be useful otherwise.

To make the block, I used my table saw to cut different depth parallel slots in a block of oak, then glued that block to a larger back board that had room for screws into the wall. Because the wall slants, I put shims in the slots as needed to keep the knives aligned nicely. I have used the block now for over 10 years and it has held up well.
__________________

__________________
John W. Irwin
2014.5 Touring Coach, "Sabre-Dog IV"
WBCCI #9632
Pahaska is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 02:11 PM   #17
3 Rivet Member
 
ckottum's Avatar
 
2012 25' Flying Cloud
Battle Lake , Minnesota
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 231
Lift up the silverware tray, put four short plastic drinking cups in each corner of the drawer for the silverware tray to rest on, and you will have created a nice, safe storage compartment for a flat knife storage block similar to the one in post #4, as well as a few other kitchen utensils. Once you determine the height you need, you can make some wood blocks to replace the plastic cups.

cheryl
__________________
ckottum is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 02:47 PM   #18
Rivet Master
 
Caffeinated's Avatar
 
2015 27' Flying Cloud
Portland , Oregon
Join Date: May 2015
Posts: 664
Wow, I was thinking no one would bother to reply to this, but you all have some great ideas. I think I will show this thread to my wife and see what she likes best. The knives are mine, but the kitchen is hers.

Mike
__________________
Caffeinated is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 03:27 PM   #19
2 Rivet Member
 
2014 25' FB Flying Cloud
Fitchburg , Wisconsin
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 82
Fox Run 18-Inch Magnetic Tool Holder

I use a magnetic strip. I've never had a problem with it. I ordered mine from Amazon.
__________________
BillfromWI is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 03:35 PM   #20
2 Rivet Member
 
2014 25' FB Flying Cloud
Vancouver , British Columbia
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 35
We use a 24" magnetic Knife holder from Lee Valley. It is an attractive wood piece with a magnetic bar. We bounce along on gravel back roads in BC and never drop anything, not even our chief's knife. Highly recommend it.
__________________
RubyDog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 03:38 PM   #21
4 Rivet Member
 
DIR1's Avatar
 
1973 27' Overlander
1995 19' "B" Van Airstream 190
Bay City , Oregon
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 449
I also use the cardboard folded over and taped method mentioned before... works great for storage in the drawer... gail
__________________
The B van at JRRV 2014 rally
DIR1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 03:49 PM   #22
Vintage Kin
 
slowmover's Avatar
 
Fort Worth , Texas
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 7,584
Images: 1
Bought a drawer box that is lined with cork and with cork "flaps" that hold knives upright. Slip them in and out. Probably found it at Target or BB & Beyond.
__________________
1990 35' Silver Streak Sterling; 9k GVWR.
2004 DODGE Cummins 305/555; 6-manual; 9k GVWR.
Hensley Arrow. 9-cpm solo, 15-cpm towing
Sold: Silver Streak Model 3411
slowmover is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 05:24 PM   #23
Rivet Master
 
Becky B.'s Avatar
 
1964 17' Bambi II
Vintage Kin Owner
Schererville , Indiana
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 2,617
Images: 19
Stainless Steel magnetic strip from Ikea....went 2000 miles & didn't lose a knife :-)
__________________
Becky


1964 Bambi II
1988 Avion 32S
Becky B. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 05:42 PM   #24
Rivet Master
 
Minno's Avatar

 
1972 31' Sovereign
Lexington , Minnesota
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 3,323
Ditto on the Ikea magnetic strip - I've never had a knife even move on it - it lives on the wall in the kitchen. I keep my magnetic Ikea spice holders on the same strip - there's plenty of room!

Kay
__________________
Minno is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 06:08 PM   #25
Prairie Schooner II
 
Jim Flower's Avatar

 
2012 30' International
1997 25' Safari
1967 20' Globetrotter
Burlington , Ontario
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 1,182
The one in my photo above (post 5) started as an IKEA one but I cut it in half so it would fit in my space. Jim


Sent from my iPad using Airstream Forums
__________________
Jim
Jim Flower is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 06:23 PM   #26
Stature: Costanzaesque
 
ratfarker's Avatar
 
2014 25' FB Flying Cloud
San Antonio , USA
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 53


Here is my solution. 12000 miles and nothing has ever fallen off!
__________________
He looked like an accountant or a serial-killer type. Definitely one of the service industries.

http://atomicnumber13.blogspot.com
ratfarker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 11:12 PM   #27
4 Rivet Member
 
gecko's Avatar
 
2009 28' International
Pacific Palisades , California
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 372
airstream "brand" knives

When we purchased our 28' 2009 Ocean Breeze new, we said goodbye to our 10 year old 30' Fleetwood and knew that we would have to eliminate about 2/3 of our stuff due to the limited storage. Everything from the Fleetwood was gone thru and kept or replaced specially for the Airstream. All items were bagged and weighed, too so we could track total weight added.

The background is to let you know how ridiculous we are about weight and space saving measures.

That being said, food prep without good knives is a major no-no! We searched and finally found the perfect set for Airstream that came in a wooden block. Perfect because they are completely silver in color, blades and handles, and have rivets in the handles! Everybody who sees them believes that they are an Airstream special edition!"As much as our counter is small, we live with the block (narrow rectangular footprint) taking up a small amount of counter space for the great looks and functionality. When traveling, we remove the open plastic bin with cleaning supplies that fits perfectly on the left side under the sink (the other side has cutting boards, a waste basket, and a closable plastic "briefcase" dish drying rack that wedges perfectly in) and slide the block full of knives behind the plumbing and in front of the under sink "backsplash." With the plastic bin back in place, nothing moves at all while underway. For lunch on travel days, one of the knives in the set came with a fitted plastic blade protector that snaps on, and this fella lives in the top drawer outside of the plastic utensil holder. When we land for the evening, out cones the block until after breakfast.
__________________
gecko is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2015, 11:16 PM   #28
Len and Jeanne
 
Len n Jeanne's Avatar
 
2005 16' International CCD
2015 19' Flying Cloud
Creston Valley , British Columbia
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 1,466
I have to admit that we keep ours in the utensil drawer, but if I were worried about good knives bouncing around, I would cover the utensils inside the drawer with a towel or even bubble wrap, just to keep everything in its place.
__________________

__________________
Len n Jeanne is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Any Gluten-Free Chefs Out There? boondockdad Stella's Kitchen 9 05-14-2015 11:24 AM
Storage Solutions: battery box and new made-to-open twin beds whitefawn All Argosy Trailers 5 12-19-2014 03:33 PM
Storage bin and container solutions? AirKar Our Community 6 11-20-2013 10:32 AM
Storage solutions? CaddyGrn 1961 - 1963 Bambi 9 08-10-2006 10:12 AM
French Army Knife Tin Hut Off Topic Forum 4 05-16-2004 02:11 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:21 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.