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This was my gift for the Summer 2016 swap.

A marking knife from O1 steel, heat-treated in the shop. I also made the brass ferrule. Handle is African Blackwood, and shaped very thin.

The Black Walnut pencil holder was very simple, but I hope it can be used anywhere; shop or office or kitchen?

I added the brass mallet as a bonus gift. Shaped from 1 5/8” solid brass and attached to the Blackwood handle with threaded rod, just as Veritas does.

Comments and suggestions are always welcomed,

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...





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#1 posted 10-12-2016 02:20 PM

Looks like your usual top notch stuff Terry. Very nice.

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#2 posted 10-12-2016 02:22 PM

Your work is always so stunning Terry. A beautiful, refined, and elegant looking set; luck recipient to be sure.

-- ~Tony

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#3 posted 10-12-2016 02:23 PM

Lovely set of useful tools Terry.

-- https://www.clickasnap.com/Andy61 - Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#4 posted 10-12-2016 02:29 PM

Nice work Terry

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#5 posted 10-12-2016 02:45 PM

Absolutely Magnificent! You are quite the artist with woodworking. Please keep posting as I certainly admire your lovely work.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@outlook.com

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#6 posted 10-12-2016 02:57 PM

Awesome job, Terry. I like ‘em!

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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#7 posted 10-12-2016 03:04 PM

Gorgeous set Terry. Gonna have to make me one of those pencil cups!

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#8 posted 10-12-2016 03:30 PM

Great set of tools for the swap, Terry. I am most impressed with the brass mallet. I think the blackwood and brass combination is stunning.

-- Regards, Norm

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#9 posted 10-12-2016 05:03 PM

Very nice. Did you in any way fasten the handle to the head other than screwing it in?

-- earthartandfoods.com

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#10 posted 10-12-2016 05:29 PM



Very nice. Did you in any way fasten the handle to the head other than screwing it in?

- mahdee

nope, just screwed tight. Seems to work on the Veritas mallet I’ve had for a few years.

Thanks, guys!

Kenny, have made 2 more since then for some reason? Wanna trade for one of cherry or maple?

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#11 posted 10-12-2016 06:17 PM

Some handsome tools Terry

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#12 posted 10-12-2016 08:25 PM

These are very nice shop built tools. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#13 posted 10-13-2016 05:53 AM

Nice combination of brass and wood.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 10-13-2016 05:34 PM



Kenny, have made 2 more since then for some reason? Wanna trade for one of cherry or maple?

- terryR

Just saw this one. Sorry but it’s the Walnut that really did it for me. This one’s lovely but I just seem to have a fetish for the rich, creamy brown of that figured Walnut you used for the swap. If ya’ make another one of those you wanna part with, just let me know what you want in exchange!

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#15 posted 10-13-2016 11:04 PM

I came. I saw. I liked!

-- Jake -- "Not only do we live among the stars, the stars live within us." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

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