Spalted Maple Screwdriver Handle

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Project by Rick M. posted 01-16-2013 10:36 PM 1216 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple from the firewood pile with just a touch of spalting so it works well for utilitarian purposes. Copper ferrule, oil and shellac finish. One of my lathe learning projects.

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#1 posted 01-16-2013 10:38 PM

That’s one fancy handle good job.

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#2 posted 01-16-2013 10:51 PM

well done

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#3 posted 01-16-2013 11:29 PM

Nice! I like screwdriver-type tools that have beefier handles. They’re easier to grip and hold onto.

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#4 posted 01-17-2013 02:12 PM

Nice stylish handle. Turning is a load of fun and satisfaction.

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#5 posted 01-18-2013 11:54 AM

Nice job Rick. You gona be a turning fool fore long.

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#6 posted 01-18-2013 02:33 PM

Nice job Rick hope to see more of your turnings…keep it up man don’t stop now…

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