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Project by TDominy posted 12-03-2017 12:29 AM 652 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got the tools from Rockler for a Christmas gift for my Nephew and his wife. The handles are made of Maple and Padauk.

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.





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majuvla

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#1 posted 12-03-2017 05:14 AM

Beautiful handles. Very nicely crossed two types of woods and very nice shape.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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horky

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#2 posted 12-03-2017 09:24 AM

Very nice. My curiosity has me asking … how did you make the handle blanks before turning them? Laminates? inlays?

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johnstoneb

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#3 posted 12-03-2017 12:55 PM

Very nice handles. Beautiful glue up. How did you keep the padauk from bleeding into the maple when you applied the finish?

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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TDominy

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#4 posted 12-03-2017 01:25 PM


Very nice. My curiosity has me asking … how did you make the handle blanks before turning them? Laminates? inlays?

- horky

I used this taper fixture to cut the slots for the inserts with a little modification for the short length of the handles. Do this four times then turn the handles. The important thing is not to cut all the way through. This helps significantly with the glue up of the inserts.

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.

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TDominy

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#5 posted 12-03-2017 01:29 PM



Very nice handles. Beautiful glue up. How did you keep the padauk from bleeding into the maple when you applied the finish?

- johnstoneb

It did bleed a little. I have done this before, but not with padauk and I was not aware that it would bleed. I try not to make the same mistake once, but not this time.

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 12-03-2017 01:33 PM

This is a beautiful set of cheese tools.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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dannmarks

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#7 posted 12-05-2017 11:30 PM

Very lovely sir…

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