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Project by bobasaurus posted 02-09-2016 05:45 AM 1097 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made a trio of these shoe horns using kits from Craft Supplies USA. I’m keeping one and giving the rest to coworkers going through back surgeries… hopefully it will help them avoid bending over for shoes. Two are made from soft maple and jatoba, one from bajan mahogany. Finished with teak oil, shellac, and renaissance wax.

-- Allen, Colorado





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majuvla

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#1 posted 02-09-2016 04:14 PM

Realy classy, you’ve done good job. They are so thin, I hope they are sturdy enough.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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ShaneA

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#2 posted 02-09-2016 04:19 PM

Those are fancy.

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bobasaurus

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#3 posted 02-09-2016 05:14 PM

They are a little flimsy and bend easily. Maybe next time I’ll try making a wooden horn.

-- Allen, Colorado

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peteg

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#4 posted 02-09-2016 10:03 PM

Nice job Allen I like your design, I have made a few out of old Canadian maple snooker cues which is real hard timber,
What did you make the overall length?
cheers
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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bobasaurus

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#5 posted 02-09-2016 10:17 PM

Thanks Pete. They are about 32” long total with the horn. No bending over required (used mine this morning, seems to work well).

-- Allen, Colorado

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#6 posted 02-21-2016 07:00 PM

Nice job.

-- When it feels like a job, it isn't a hobby anymore.

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