Less Expensive or DIY Version of the Magneto Knife Rack?

updated May 2, 2019
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Q: I’ve recently decided to move my knives from a drawer to some sort of magnetic strip on the wall or under a cabinet. In an exhaustive internet search for the best solution, I came across the Magneto knife rack from Eva Solo. Isn’t it fantastic? I love that the blade edges are not openly exposed, and it seems like the ergonomics for removing and replacing the knives are better than the standard flat magnetic bar. I have to admit that although it costs 3 to 4 times as much as I was planning to spend, I am sorely tempted.

My question to The Kitchn is: Has anyone seen an affordable version of this knife rack? Or does anyone have a crafty idea as to how a moderately handy person could make her own?

Sent by Emily

Editor: Emily, wow that knife rack is indeed very cool!

Readers, any thoughts or suggestions? Should Emily just make the investment? Or can you think of a clever way to DIY this knife rack?

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