Mortise Chisel Handles

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Project by Davynurse posted 04-28-2017 06:28 PM 920 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey fellow saw dust junkies! or should I say “man glitter”? lol
Had a lot of recent changes in my life, me and my girlfriend got a new house and I had to move my shop and its almost done (If you can ever consider the shop done). We bought a new lathe from harbor freight and we both love it! The file handle out of oak on top she turned herself and then I had a whole new set of hollow chisels for a drill press mortise attachment that I have never used in almost a year so I figured I would get more use out of them as real life chisels so I turned new handles for them and they look and work great. Of course I used her file handle as the inspiration since she is the brains behind the operation lol, Its hard to argue with a lady engineer fellows. Thanks in advance.

-- Arguments with furniture are rarely productive. (Kehlog Albran)

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#1 posted 04-28-2017 06:40 PM

I’ve never seen that before, cool idea.

-- You can't fail if you don't give up.

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#2 posted 04-28-2017 08:40 PM

Different, but I like it


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#3 posted 04-28-2017 08:52 PM

Very cool.

-- Old Architect, Cedar Hills

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#4 posted 04-28-2017 09:20 PM

Excellent handles!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#5 posted 04-28-2017 11:38 PM

Very nice, but I assume that last picture of the lathe is a before picture or did the brains behind the operation get you tidy up? LOL

-- Don K, (Houghton, Michigan)

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#6 posted 04-29-2017 12:40 AM

acredito que deve funcionar sรณ em madeira macia.
I believe it should work only on soft wood.

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#7 posted 04-29-2017 03:19 PM

You did a nice job on these handles.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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