|Project by GMatheson||posted 04-06-2013 02:16 PM||862 views||1 time favorited||7 comments|
This is the awl I made for Lance (TheDude50).
The wood used is Lacewood with a large brass nut that was filed round on the lathe. I gave it a knob shape that fits nicely in the palm of your hand. For a finish I just dipped it in some thinned lacquer a few times and then buffed it with some steel wool and wax.
The business end of the awl was from an old plastic handled awl I picked up at a garage sale last year. I cut the handle off and polished up the steel and sharpened the tip.
The steel was then epoxied into the handle.
Even though he hasn’t been around much lately I hope he enjoys the awl and puts it to work.
-- Greg in Ontario, Canada