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Project by majuvla posted 10-20-2016 02:59 PM 750 views 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Home made walnut handles made for my new work(PC)-desk. Finish is water based laquer.
The making process was ’’deccission making’’ on the way. Intention was to make them with router table -more rounded shape, but ended up with tablesaw and disc sander with this design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted





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woodshaver (Tony)

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#1 posted 10-20-2016 04:01 PM

Very nice Majuvla!
I know they will look better than purchasing manufactured ones.
You can make them to match you desk this way.
Well done! Can’t wait to see your desk when you finish it.

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

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#2 posted 10-20-2016 04:17 PM

Beautiful set of handle, Ivan!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 10-20-2016 04:55 PM

Awesome. I would like more info on how you made these.

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#4 posted 10-20-2016 04:58 PM

kaj si živ?kak ti veliš…konačno si se probudil…heheeh
jesi zbrusil kaj prste?
moram priznat da si to uredno napravio
orahe je žena sakrila?

-- bambi

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#5 posted 10-20-2016 05:54 PM

Good job, Ivan … I look forward to seeing the completed desk!

-- Ron, Lilburn, GA

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#6 posted 10-20-2016 06:41 PM

Those are nice!

I see a bit more than just table saw and sander work there, did you use a router for the finger groove?

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doubleDD

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#7 posted 10-20-2016 06:48 PM

Either way, you did a good job. Most people would just buy handles.

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

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#8 posted 10-20-2016 07:41 PM

They make me want to use them !!!

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#9 posted 10-21-2016 12:03 AM

Hey that’s what we do! Make successful changes to our original plans! I use my disk sander more than I though I would for things just like this !!! Good work around and fine end result.

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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#10 posted 10-21-2016 02:01 AM

Those look really nice, Ivan. They appear to be comfortable on the fingers. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#11 posted 10-21-2016 03:24 AM

Nice work Ivan. The water based laquer brings out the grain nicely. Look forward to the finished project.

-- Bob, BC, Canada http://www.etsy.com/shop/abby702

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#12 posted 10-21-2016 03:55 AM

Thank you all for very kind comments. It bust my self confidence in woodworking and making more challenging projects.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 10-21-2016 07:47 AM

Evo te opet na vrhu svijeta

-- bambi

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#14 posted 10-21-2016 08:27 AM

Great work, do you use any jigs for repeat-ability?

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#15 posted 10-21-2016 10:10 AM

Those are great looking pulls. I made similar on my night stands project and remember specifically how challenging the task was. I’ll look forward to you posting the completed desk.

-- MrLaughingbrook

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