wooden combs

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Project by Michaelgurrado posted 07-12-2014 03:52 PM 886 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These combs I made out of scrap pieces of oak. They are pretty easy and fun to make and people seem to really like them. I finished them with a bath of olive oil.

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#1 posted 07-12-2014 04:49 PM

They are very fun to make and give, thank you for sharing your work

-- Norman

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#2 posted 07-13-2014 01:25 AM

The combs look good. A word to the wise- olive oil will stink after a while and go rancid. Any plant derived oil will.
Mineral oil will work, but I don’t oil my combs. I use a friction polish. (See my projects.)

Thanks for sharing your work!

-- Brian Timmons -

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#3 posted 07-13-2014 01:30 PM

Thank you for the advice I was having a lot of trouble figuring out how to finish them. I actually decided to make them after seeing your video posted on I really enjoyed watching your video it was very inspiring. Thank you for sharing your work and thanks again for the tips.

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#4 posted 07-13-2014 01:32 PM

These turned out nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 07-13-2014 01:38 PM

You bet! That’s cool, about the video I mean.

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