|Project by ChuckM||posted 02-03-2012 05:23 AM||3548 views||17 times favorited||8 comments|
American Woodturner (Feb. 2012) features a project on using insert nuts to make tool handles/holders. Simply drill two holes—on the endgrain and face to accept the nut and screw. If you don’t have a lathe, you can buy a handle blank and modify it.
I made two holders—a large nut and a small one—to cater for large tangs/files/rasps and small/mini files respectively. I cut a regular nut smaller for the small holder.
One can also add a ferrule to the design. I found the supplies from LVT:
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