Custom Screwdrivers

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Project by Loogie posted 10-30-2010 04:18 AM 3585 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a set of screwdrivers I made using the shafts available from Lee Valley. For more info see my blog post that shows the project from start to finish.

-- Mark

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#1 posted 10-30-2010 05:06 AM

Very nice, what finish did you use.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#2 posted 10-30-2010 05:27 AM

looking realy good


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#3 posted 10-30-2010 06:43 AM

Nice looking screwdrivers.

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#4 posted 10-30-2010 10:59 AM

Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#5 posted 10-30-2010 03:07 PM

WOW very nice I have done a multi tip screwdriver but havent thought of doing a whole set…

-- David '65

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#6 posted 10-30-2010 03:31 PM

Nice turning Loogie, please forward for a closer look see…lol Your work is always impeccable, thanks for showing…BC

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#7 posted 10-30-2010 03:41 PM

They must be a pleasure to use.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#8 posted 10-30-2010 05:14 PM

Nice touch. There is a satisfaction to have custom made tools. Even nicer when you made your own !
Thanks for sharing.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#9 posted 11-02-2010 12:46 AM

Thanks for the nice comments fellas. Brian, I used Deft spray Lacquer – 3 coats each. It dries very quickly so you can do 3 coats in 90 minutes.

-- Mark

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#10 posted 11-10-2010 02:44 AM

these are very nicely done. I know they’re fairly new, but, how are the tips holding up? Are they any better than those 4 in 1 shafts? Thnx

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#11 posted 12-18-2013 02:47 AM

they look really nice ~spuriously reaches for cushion to cover lap~

-- Ben, England.

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