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Manzanita burl M1911A1 smooth pistol grips

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Project by Axle505 posted 08-02-2016 09:31 PM 876 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Manzanita burl M1911A1 smooth pistol grips
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This was harvested from some local SoCal Big Berry Manzanita, that came from some burl off a friend’s land. Finished to 2K grit and waxed.





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BurlyBob

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#1 posted 08-02-2016 09:33 PM

Beautiful. They really dress up that .45.

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Axle505

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#2 posted 08-02-2016 09:37 PM

Thank you!

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GR8HUNTER

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#3 posted 08-02-2016 09:42 PM

WOW ….brought it to life …...... GREAT JOB

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#4 posted 08-03-2016 07:58 AM

Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 08-03-2016 05:17 PM

Beautiful job!

-- "Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours."

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 08-03-2016 05:50 PM

Great looking grips—very nicely crafted.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 08-03-2016 08:29 PM

Wow! These grips add a lot of class to that pistol and you did a beautiful job on them.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#8 posted 08-03-2016 11:15 PM

Very sharp looking! Gives you piece some personality!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#9 posted 08-04-2016 12:00 AM

Nice! I hve some walnut sitting around for this project… Then I will try it with some exotic.

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