|Project by hairy||posted 03-17-2009 05:38 PM||1464 views||0 times favorited||4 comments|
Making tool handles was the excuse I gave myself for buying a lathe. I got a Jet 1220 vs last December, and these are 2 examples of what I have made. The awl handle is walnut, the chisel handle is catalpa. Tung oil finish.
The wood was from storm damaged trees. After cutting the wood into blanks, I cooked them in the microwave to dry them out. The brass piece is a plumbing fitting.
-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...