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Project by scottwpaul02 posted 1635 days ago 1354 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So I realize that Chisel Handles aren’t that exciting…nor are they a big project, but I thought I would post this for people to review…I picked up a bunch of old chisels (this one is a Witherby) and they all need handles. I AM LOOKING FOR TIPS AND STYLES HOW TO DO IT BETTER…caps for those that are just skimming the content here:) The handle is oak with a copper ferrule on it. Thanks for looking!





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#1 posted 1635 days ago

Looks good Scott

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#2 posted 1635 days ago

Very nice!!!!!

I tried the same thing today but failed due to poor measuring.

-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"

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#3 posted 1635 days ago

Here is a blog that I posted a couple of years ago about better file handles. It was a review in a metal working magazine.

It might be of some help.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#4 posted 1635 days ago

i like a simple handle thats good looking yet functional “most of mine end up being a lesson in uncomfortable turning” the test of time for a good handle is does it stand the use of the owner this looks good and sturdy at the same time thats the key to any tool handle that and weather you are happy with the end result
“if it looks like a candle stick its not good for a chisel handle “

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#5 posted 1635 days ago

I have never made a chisel handle before but one thing I looks for when buying a chisel is to look at the handle and look for an oval or squareish shape. I have dropped one too many chisels on the concrete. That sure is one easy way to ruin your day.

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#6 posted 1627 days ago

looks good from here

Dennis

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#7 posted 1031 days ago

You have a fine set of chisels. Hard to find stuff.

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