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Project by ChickenChaser posted 11-20-2015 02:08 PM 628 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A couple garden tool I made. The top is a cape cod weeder, and the bottom is a Dutch hoe. They are used for just sliding under the surface of the soil to cut the tops off weeds.
The metal bits are just some mild steel rods from lowes, and a piece of old lawn mower blade.
The handles are made from oak, with copper pipe for the ferrule. Just finished with some boiled linseed oil.
The handles are about a foot long. And the pistol grip is quite comfortable.





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 11-20-2015 02:29 PM

Cool idea. I would need a bunch of these to get rid of the weeds once they start growing. Nice handles.

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

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tyvekboy

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#2 posted 11-20-2015 08:30 PM

Great projects. I’m going to have to get me some damaged lawn mower blades.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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woodbutcherbynight

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#3 posted 11-21-2015 01:57 AM

Nice work.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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OldGuysRule

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#4 posted 11-21-2015 09:43 AM

Very nice! I see a new project before next spring! Tools for my wife to use!!

-- Rod P.........OLD GUY......Learning new things!

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