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Look maw' No lathe ( Razor handle w/Inlay)

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Project by WoodenFrog posted 02-22-2012 10:44 PM 1980 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This a razor handle that I did a few months back, like the title says I used no lathe to comlplete it.
It is made out of a pen blank of Argentine Lignum Vitae, a Woodcraft chrome razor kit and crushed Turquoise.
It is all done with hand tools and my trusty Dremel tool with lots and lots of hand sanding.
It is finished with C.A. Glue, This was a fun project and I love the weight when you use it.
This is a project my dad did get to see done, I just had for forgot to upload it.
Thanks for looking.

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





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#1 posted 02-22-2012 10:47 PM

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#2 posted 02-22-2012 11:02 PM

Thats a great looking razor handle. Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 02-22-2012 11:50 PM

No lathe ? A drill press? looks good.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 02-22-2012 11:52 PM

that’s some fancy
hand dancing frog

well done !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 02-23-2012 12:00 AM

Nice job, and no lathe? Very impressive

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#6 posted 02-23-2012 01:11 AM

I was just looking into making one of these, but for a safety razor. Looks good, that Lignum Vitae is an excellent choice!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#7 posted 02-23-2012 02:25 AM

Very neat handle!!!!..........Jim

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

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#8 posted 02-23-2012 02:33 AM

very nicely done!

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#9 posted 02-23-2012 06:43 AM

Thanks to all for the comments, I really do enjoy them.
My daughter took the pics, much better than I do.
She is the one that loves my work and the reason I post.
Thanks for looking.

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

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#10 posted 01-27-2013 03:57 AM

Love the handle. I wanna try “carving” pen blanks. Might be fun

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#11 posted 01-27-2013 05:18 AM

Yeah Rick, I thought of hand carving pens too ..I just have not tried it yet.
Please let me know how it goes if you do It.

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

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#12 posted 01-27-2013 05:28 AM

Ok I will

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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