LumberJocks

Screwdriver handles

  • Advertise with us
Project by johnstoneb posted 01-16-2017 09:46 PM 1499 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I participated in HokieKens screwdriver shaft purchase last spring and finally found the time to turn some handles.
I had some Padauk, Sapele, and Bubinga cutoffs laying around that were the right size so glued them up and turned them out. I used Padauk for the Phillips, Bubinga for the straight and Sapele for the square drives. I was really impressed with the quality of the Grace drivers.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID





11 comments so far

View BigRedKnothead's profile

BigRedKnothead

8528 posts in 2068 days


#1 posted 01-16-2017 11:33 PM

Nice Bruce. I’ve been procrastinating on turning handles for mine as well.

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

29673 posts in 2424 days


#2 posted 01-17-2017 01:08 AM

I still need a lathe. Great job sir.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View woodbutcherbynight's profile

woodbutcherbynight

5491 posts in 2495 days


#3 posted 01-17-2017 02:35 AM

Nice work. Where did you get the kits from?

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

View johnstoneb's profile

johnstoneb

2995 posts in 2259 days


#4 posted 01-17-2017 04:16 AM

woodbutcher

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/167306

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

View crowie's profile

crowie

2529 posts in 2037 days


#5 posted 01-17-2017 09:53 AM

You’ve certainly done a very nice job on the screwdrivers Bruce, almost look too good to use in the shed.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

View luv2learn's profile

luv2learn

2814 posts in 2389 days


#6 posted 01-17-2017 05:30 PM

Wow, Bruce you have been busy. Nicely done. Where did you get the ferrells?

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

32002 posts in 2953 days


#7 posted 01-17-2017 07:51 PM

These handles look very nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

View johnstoneb's profile

johnstoneb

2995 posts in 2259 days


#8 posted 01-17-2017 10:29 PM

Lee
The Ferrules came with the blades. I did use copper pipe on the square drives just to see how they looked.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

View woodbutcherbynight's profile

woodbutcherbynight

5491 posts in 2495 days


#9 posted 01-18-2017 02:46 AM



woodbutcher

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/167306

- johnstoneb

Thanks, missed out on that one. Life…... LOL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

View HokieKen's profile (online now)

HokieKen

5881 posts in 1225 days


#10 posted 01-18-2017 12:28 PM

Awesome work Bruce! I have some Paduak and Bubinga set aside to handle mine too. Looks like it’ll be a while before I get mine done but I’m glad to see you’re on the ball ;-P

Would you add the tag grace usa drivers to this project? Trying to have all of the projects that came from the purchase come up under a single search. When we get a few more folks that post them, I’m going to send the link to Dan at Grace to show him the awesome stuff y’all are doing with their tools.

Well done!

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

View johnstoneb's profile

johnstoneb

2995 posts in 2259 days


#11 posted 01-20-2017 08:47 PM

Done

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com