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Project by Jimthecarver posted 03-01-2012 05:34 AM 1172 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The gouge has a handle made of Elm burl and Ebony.
Knife is made from Honey locust, Ebony, Canary, Wenge, and Maple.
thanks for viewing.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.





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Martyroc

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#1 posted 03-01-2012 05:55 AM

Nice handles, way better than the mass produced ones, good work.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 03-01-2012 05:58 AM

Beautiful handles and some nice useful carving tools!!

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

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 03-01-2012 08:43 AM

Wekk done, they look great!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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mafe

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#4 posted 03-01-2012 09:30 AM

Beautiful shapes and wood.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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Roger

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#5 posted 03-01-2012 12:18 PM

very nice hand tools

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

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Jimthecarver

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#6 posted 03-01-2012 01:17 PM

Thanks everyone- the woodworking is the best part. Making the blades are a bit of a drag to make but in the end they turn out ok.
Keep the chips flying!

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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mpounders

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#7 posted 03-01-2012 02:16 PM

They look great! And I can attest that they cut great and are comfortable in the hand. Are you going to start selling your knives and stuff (do we need to start advertizing for you?)?

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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Jimthecarver

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#8 posted 03-01-2012 02:57 PM

Mike-I have been toying with the idea of selling them. But I wanted to be certain they were well recieved and were an asset to carving. So far folks seem to enjoy using them, and say they love it that they dont need stropping as often.
I guess I should start a web site and see if there is enough interest in them to proceed in sales.
But any and all free advertising is always welcome. :-)

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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smithy

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#9 posted 03-08-2012 02:11 PM

oh yes, i like them!

-- Kevin, Indiana

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