Originally Posted by Chipotle Tom
I used to have a wooden block. It worked fine, but I had to clean it on a regular basis. I now have a magnetic strip mounted to the wall that holds my knives. I LOVE it. It was cheap, and it holds all my knives with no problem. It did take a few tries before I learned how to remove my knives from it safely, but hey, nobody got hurt.
I couldn't agree more with your solution. The strip replaced all my wooden-block issues in one simple go. Wish I had installed it ages ago. I just made sure to place the strip high enough to avoid any potential dangers...