now what wood is this….syren.. in swedish? most of it is rotted but what colours !! Busy day involving chainsaws, skidoos and -18 to -7 I have some lovely fresh birch wood.. A fall off a skidoo.. a camera that goes on strike after 3 h...
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Location: 1 hour from Helsinki
I do a few projects around the property. The winters are quite harsh so I have bought a band saw and i am looking for ideas and projects what to make with it.
Recently discovered that i like making knife handles.
Hopefully i will find some fun things to make and make some beer money as well.
The work I have seen on this website has been amazing.
I hope to learn a little from everyone..
-- Englishman in Finland I am guessing that i am Finglish.
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|commented on||5 Knives #12: Pink wood... yup..||03-11-2013 05:51 AM|
|commented on||5 Knives #12: Pink wood... yup..||03-10-2013 10:19 PM|
|added blog entry||5 Knives #12: Pink wood... yup..||03-10-2013 08:22 PM|
|commented on||Too Much Wood!!||03-09-2013 09:46 PM|
|commented on||Too Much Wood!!||03-09-2013 09:40 PM|
|added blog entry||Little update on materials.||03-09-2013 08:44 PM|
|commented on||Shop made tools||03-09-2013 07:37 PM|
|replied on||Purple Heart||03-09-2013 07:35 PM|
|commented on||HOW TO MAKE COLOR COPIES WITH YOUR BANDSAW||03-06-2013 08:11 PM|
|commented on||5 Knives #11: Shaping and more shaping..||03-06-2013 07:59 PM|
|added blog entry||5 Knives #11: Shaping and more shaping..||03-06-2013 06:24 PM|
|commented on||5 Knives #10: A knife for Kaj||03-06-2013 06:08 AM|
|commented on||5 Knives #7: I went to the woods.||03-05-2013 08:48 PM|
|added blog entry||5 Knives #10: A knife for Kaj||03-05-2013 07:57 PM|
|commented on||5 Knives #9: Some times it's cold... Then it snows..||03-05-2013 01:42 PM|
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Was given some more pieces of wood for knife handles. A life event is slowing down the work shop visits. I know this is birch with damp/fungal issues. It will make a nice accent piece. I also cut out some pieces from an unknown tree/shrub w...
In varying stages of finish.. there are some rough shapes.. smooth shapes.. then I took it to Kaj. Marked where he wanted the thumb points. I have used the rough belt sander.. a runover with a hand sander.. 120 grit for 20 min...
Kaj has supplied with a lot of wood to help me with my knife making and turning.This handle uses more traditional materials. He saw the knife with the Purple Heart and liked the colour.Birch Bark spacers, Thin strips of elk horn. M...
So i unveiled my knife handle this morning.. The curly birch was glowing.. the purple heart lookes splendid.. i think i will leave the bird cherry to a picture. After all a picture is worth 1000 words.. (swear ones) I guess the apple wood p...