|Project by Matthew Eye||posted 11-09-2014 05:19 AM||1413 views||1 time favorited||2 comments|
Short description: Needed a handle for the infeed bed on jointer… made this.
Long description: I really like the grain of Black Palm (who doesn’t?). Anyway I got this small block of wood as a cut off from a friend years ago, and cherished it until I knew what to do with it. I used my other friend’s lathe, who doesn’t have an LJ account, to turn the mostly round shape as seen in the photos. Since I don’t own a lathe, I don’t do much turning…. turning this black palm was like turning a bundle of needles. I got it pretty round with tooling, keeping them sharp always helps, then sanded for a good while. Drilled a blind hole and epoxied on to the rod. I would do it again.
Wood: Black Palm
-- "When it comes to working on stuff, buying more tools usually helps" - Matthew Eye