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Project by jjw5858 posted 949 days ago 1661 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey everybody, here are some added handles that I have turned on my Springpole Lathe for a srewdriver and a cool old mini hammer.

The small hammer was my Grandfathers..and sported a plastic yellowish ugly octagonal handle…which I thought would be only right….to take a try at making over in my own style…and so….here it is!

Very handy little tool to have….for those small projects.

Lastly a group shot of some of the past handmade tools and handmade handles. New grandfather’s handplane tote, marking gauge, rats tail, screwdriver and….mini hammer!...lol

I have enjoyed learning about making handles and once more hope this might continue to encourage some creative ideas for some of your own great projects.

Thanks again for those who get a kick out of it.

Merry Christmas!

Joe

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB





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smitty22

590 posts in 1546 days


#1 posted 949 days ago

Nice stuff Joe. I have several older tools that could use new handles, just gotta get a lathe!
Dale

-- Smitty

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#2 posted 949 days ago

Very nice work,Joe.

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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DarrylJN

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#3 posted 949 days ago

Very cool!

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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dubsaloon

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#4 posted 948 days ago

Well done Joe! Love those handles. Now time for met to get off my backside and get some made. Thanks for Sharing.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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racerglen

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#5 posted 948 days ago

Good stuff !

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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Roger

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#6 posted 948 days ago

very nice. are those ferrules copper pipe?? thnx

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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nobuckle

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#7 posted 948 days ago

Nice turnings. Would love to see video of your lathe.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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MichaelA

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#8 posted 942 days ago

Great handles Joe! We all eventually are in need of these little jewels.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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ShaneA

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#9 posted 941 days ago

They look nice, I really like the overall look of them. Gives them a totally new personality.

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mafe

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#10 posted 941 days ago

So fine to give new life to old family tools.
Really sweet.
Best of my thoughts,
Mads

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

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