another bubinga handle

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Project by Woodworker_Collins posted 03-13-2013 08:26 PM 1548 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After my friend who does metalwork seen the tool handle i made for my file he was wondering could i make him a similar one for a blade he made i had no problem with it and here it is, it is pretty similar to the other but with a few changes overall i prefer this one, it just has a better feel

-- Adam, Ireland,

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#1 posted 03-13-2013 08:49 PM

Looks great! Nice job.

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#2 posted 03-13-2013 09:05 PM


-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 03-14-2013 03:10 PM

Well done.

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#4 posted 03-14-2013 03:51 PM

Nice job! I’ve worked with Bubinga in the past as well and wondered how you felt about turning it? I just recently got a lathe and have a few old pieces hanging around and thought I’d try it out. However I do think this is one of the species you need to be careful with the dust from; may be toxic.

Thanks and again it looks great.

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#5 posted 03-15-2013 03:33 PM

Dig the unique handle. Like the wood and the beautiful shape. Great job!

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