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Project by Vince posted 1106 days ago 1080 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The handle is Mahogany followed by Oak, Purple Heart, Maple, Blood wood, Maple, Cocobolo, Maple, Purple Heart and Oak again for the rest of the shaft.
Finished with a spray on Poly.

-- Vince





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Michael1

403 posts in 1296 days


#1 posted 1106 days ago

Very nice. I would like to see a tutorial blog on making these. Very handsome piece

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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Jim Jakosh

11341 posts in 1742 days


#2 posted 1106 days ago

Pretty nice…...........I’ll bet you sell that one!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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vipond33

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#3 posted 1106 days ago

Is this joined and turned? Simple miters? A very lovely comfortable looking handle. Can’t wait till I need one!

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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snowdog

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#4 posted 1105 days ago

sure is pretty

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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WoodenFrog

2737 posts in 1550 days


#5 posted 1105 days ago

WOW! That is just beautiful!
Show us how it is done please!
Thanks for sharing!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Vince

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#6 posted 1105 days ago

Thanks for the comments,
I cut the pieces of wood at 45 degree angles gluing two pieces together at a time. After they have dried I rotate each peace and cut a 45 again and glue them all together and turn it on the lathe. I then cut the handle on the bandsaw, rout it smooth with a template and attach it to the shaft. I bore the shaft on the lathe deep enough to go beyond the miter cuts and slip a 3/8 steel all thread rod in it for strength. I leave about 1 1/2 inches sticking out of the shaft to attach the handle using epoxy.

-- Vince

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WoodenFrog

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#7 posted 1105 days ago

Thank you for the great info, really awesome work! I dont have a lathe but maybe someday!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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