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Project by woodbutcher posted 10-20-2007 04:40 AM 1190 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Old pistol needed new grips. Had to scroll cut a new set in Maple.

-- woodbutcher north carolina





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 10-20-2007 04:46 AM

Sweeeet!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 10-20-2007 06:09 AM

Very very nice.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 10-20-2007 06:15 AM

This is very, very cool!!!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Douglas Bordner

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#4 posted 10-20-2007 06:56 AM

Great idea, and nicely done. Hope you didn’t get any Hoppe’s oil on the lingerie!
Is it a niner or a .45 ACP? Did you have to inlet anything on the inside for the magazine?

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Dadoo

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#5 posted 10-20-2007 03:34 PM

“Hey, can I borrow your…oh! Nevermind!” Ya gotta protect those tools!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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mot

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#6 posted 10-20-2007 08:24 PM

NIce!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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woodbutcher

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#7 posted 10-20-2007 11:32 PM

Glad you Guys liked this one! I had to make several other pairs of grips for my sons, pistols out of Paduak and Purle Heart so I thought I owed myself a set! Douglas Bordner, it’s a 45acp, cheap LLama knock off so to speak of the original Colts. I don’t think any gun oil got on the nighty-LOL-there was no inletting for the magazine as that is completely captured by the frame handle casting-I did have to inlet the top backside of the grip to allow room for the slide lock and safety retaining pins housing. Dadoo, sure you can borrow it, I may need another set of finger prints on it!

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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#8 posted 10-20-2007 11:35 PM

Nice grips. A great design

-- 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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Douglas Bordner

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#9 posted 10-21-2007 02:47 AM

WB (You can just call me Doug, I only sign on as Douglas so no one will go all the way to Dougie by way of being chummy), I think you pretty much ruined the weapon as a throw-down with the initials carved in the grip scales.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#10 posted 10-21-2007 07:17 AM

Very Cool!

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#11 posted 10-21-2007 02:12 PM

what a great idea, and nicely Executed (mabye that’s not the right word to use).

good work,
Mark

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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