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Project by kiefer posted 72 days ago 1200 views 10 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are the first four of the steam bent back scratchers ,handles are on and the teeth cut all ready to go and all spoken for .



The scratchers are simply cut and shaped and walnut and some Asian wood from the cut off bin for the handles with some bling added .
The addition of the handles with a bit of shaping and the leaving the shaft straight was the big hit ,they work much better .
I have the next batch in the steamer as there are more requests and they all will be different handles .
Hope you enjoy them because I have lots of fun making them .
Here is the bending video link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lgxzPzBBws

-- Kiefer 松





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Jim Rowe

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#1 posted 72 days ago

These will cure any itchy back!!!
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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Nathan H.

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#2 posted 72 days ago

Those look great! Good to see an experiment through to completion of a project!

-- - Nathan H., Iowa

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 72 days ago

I’ve been waiting to see your finished back scratchers Kiefer. They all look top notch quality made! Your method of bending wood is a huge success! If I had to choose a favorite I would say picture #2. But I think they all look great!
Nice work Kiefer and thanks for sharing your ideas.

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 72 days ago

Those all look fantastic to me Kiefer…makes me wish my back itched….

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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tyvekboy

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#5 posted 72 days ago

I like it. Got to save this idea.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 72 days ago

Awesome scratchers. I like the way you make them, too!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 72 days ago

Very cool design and idea

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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PaulDoug

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#8 posted 72 days ago

They really turned out nice and I really enjoyed the video. Thanks for making it. Do you cut the teeth before or after you bend the wood?

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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jbschutz

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#9 posted 72 days ago

Klaus…...very Kool! How about instead of calling them teeth, call ‘em fingers….better to scratch with.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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hoss12992

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#10 posted 72 days ago

Those look great. Love the handles. Great job buddy

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HillbillyShooter

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#11 posted 72 days ago

Great looking and practical to boot—add in fun and you can’t beat it.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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JL7

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#12 posted 72 days ago

Those are great Klaus! Each one has it’s own identity…..I gotta give this a try…...thanks for all the great info…......

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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jaykaypur

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#13 posted 72 days ago

Grand slam on these! You really did a wonderful job with these and also the added “extras” that each one have too. Nice work!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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doubleDD

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#14 posted 72 days ago

My back stopped itching just from looking at them. I really like the way you design each handle. They all have their own personality. You always seem to have an edge on building a unique style. Thanks for the video also, I may use it.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Rick M.

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#15 posted 72 days ago

Nice work on the scratchers!

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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