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Project by clarkey posted 02-22-2013 03:57 PM 1245 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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These shaving kits are made from a Big Leaf Maple Burl, just another fun project .





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waho6o9

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#1 posted 02-22-2013 04:13 PM

Beautiful work Clarkey.

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#2 posted 02-22-2013 06:30 PM

That looks great, nice choice on the wood! Where did you get the hardware? I was planning on doing something similar but I was going to make the hardware out of wood too, but this has an elegant look to it.

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?

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clarkey

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#3 posted 02-22-2013 07:01 PM

Thanks Guys ! l ordered the kits from William Wood-Rite Young Willy. http://www.penblanks.ca/home.php

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branch

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#4 posted 02-22-2013 07:33 PM

hi great set very nice
branch

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#5 posted 02-22-2013 08:03 PM

Those are so nice!! Great work!

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

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JJones98042

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#6 posted 02-23-2013 02:28 PM

I really like them. What did you use for the finish?

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner

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needshave

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#7 posted 02-23-2013 04:28 PM

Very Nice work. I Need those, as my name imply s. I need them now and In a couple hour, I will need them again. I want to make something similar, Having trouble finding the brush heads. Any suggestions.

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 02-23-2013 04:38 PM

Great job I have always want to make one of these but don’t have a lathe. Very nice.

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

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clarkey

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#9 posted 02-23-2013 05:36 PM

Thanks Guys ! JJones98042 l sanded them with micro sand pads on the lath and l put 2 coats of minwax wipe on poly after that l used the Beall wood buffing system 3 parts last part being carnuba wax , l purchased at Lee Valley. As for the brushes “needshave” you can also get them at lee valley http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?p=67156&cat=1,250,43243,50237,67156.

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#10 posted 02-25-2013 03:21 PM

Gorgeous kits! Like the amazing wood, shapes and finish. Great turning!

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NikkiLaRue

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#11 posted 06-05-2014 10:43 AM

very nice

-- Nikki

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