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A little something i did this morning, I made everything you see, It’s made from A-1 tool steel (hardened) brass ferrell, white oak handle, the blade runs thru the entire length of the handle minus a 1/2”
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#1 posted 06-24-2009 07:33 PM
Nice work looks great
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#2 posted 06-24-2009 07:42 PM
Doug, that is a nice addition to your collection of handtools. I really enjoy seeing hand made tools such as this. And, in this case, it not only is a functional tool but it looks good as well.
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#3 posted 06-24-2009 08:00 PM
I see from your profile that you are a retired machinist. I guess that is turning out to be a handy skill now that you are making your own woodworking tools. Nice job on the wooden end of the tool too.
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#4 posted 06-24-2009 09:51 PM
I couldn’t cut with it, it is too beautiful!
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#5 posted 06-25-2009 05:29 AM
Nice work. BTKS
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#6 posted 06-25-2009 06:51 AM
Very nice. Love thast long taper on the blade. Wish I would have made mine longer. But it works, just not as prety as yours. haha
Keep it up.
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