Spalted Maple shift knob

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Project by Roger posted 01-12-2008 06:46 PM 5347 views 5 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this shifter for my new Toyota Tundra

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#1 posted 01-12-2008 07:22 PM

Cool looking knob. Looks like it will fit the hand nicely!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 01-12-2008 07:28 PM

Sweet! (and the knob is great too).

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#3 posted 01-12-2008 07:33 PM

i was just looking at your project page earlier this morning , you are a most outstanding artist and craftsman !
this small project is no exception .

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#4 posted 01-12-2008 07:58 PM


-- Andy Stark

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#5 posted 01-12-2008 09:10 PM

That has to be the coolest shift knob I’ve ever seen.

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#6 posted 01-12-2008 10:54 PM

Very cool! Love the truck too. How did you attach it to the shifter? I assume it is threaded? If so how did you make the threads?

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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#7 posted 01-12-2008 10:57 PM


-- Happy woodworking!

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#8 posted 01-13-2008 12:06 PM

This is definately just too cool! What else are you making for the truck?

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#9 posted 01-13-2008 01:40 PM

You have a way with wood.I like the concept and the design,well done!

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#10 posted 01-13-2008 02:07 PM

very unique!! and it’s beautiful

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 01-13-2008 02:41 PM


-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#12 posted 01-13-2008 05:18 PM

Nice. I made a gear shift nob out of Osage Orange for a truck I used to have. Sold the truck and swapped the gear shift nob for the original. Now I have a gear shift nob and no manual shift vehicle. I’ll just keep it til I do.

Yours is much nicer. Great job and the trucks not bad either.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#13 posted 01-13-2008 06:03 PM

The wood is outstanding. Mother nature can really produce some great woods. You picked a great place to show off her talents and yours. I need to put one like that on my corvette but I should get the vette first. Nice project, Great creativity.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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#14 posted 01-13-2008 09:15 PM

Beautiful wood, nice addition to your PU.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#15 posted 12-08-2008 05:59 AM

Nice! I need to make one for my Murano!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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