Wooden comb made out of recycled Teak with brass inlays

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Project by walkingjohn posted 12-05-2016 08:58 AM 1791 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this wooden comb partly using my CNC router. It turned out fine, but there was a lot of sanding involved at the end to make the teeth a little thinner. I salvaged the piece of teak from an old deck, after jointing and planing it looked good as new ! Inlayed some polished brass pieces to decorate and lighten a little bit :)

Video of the fabrication process can be found here :

Cheers !

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#1 posted 12-05-2016 10:32 AM

The wood and brass is a very beautiful combination.

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#2 posted 12-05-2016 02:27 PM

:) Although most of my hair on top is scattered all over the planet your beautiful comb wouldn’t do me much good.
That said… I like the style with the inlay. Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 12-06-2016 01:54 AM

Great comb

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#4 posted 12-06-2016 06:49 AM

Outstanding and ’’clock’’ precise work. Beautiful combination of materials.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 12-06-2016 12:31 PM

Thanks for the kind words !


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#6 posted 12-08-2016 02:28 PM

<—— The resident comb making guy approves.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#7 posted 12-08-2016 02:44 PM

BTimmons ! really like your work !!! Like that you do square ones as well. ;)

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