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Walnut Gavel for Veterans Group

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Project by Kayvon posted 04-10-2013 04:46 PM 591 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Walnut Gavel for Veterans Group
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4” wide head, 9.5” long handle, 4.5” wide strike thing. Not much else to say. I made one of these about 27 years ago in middle school shop class. I had to make a jam chuck for this one. I know I didn’t do it that way in school but I can’t remember how both faces of the head were finished back then.

-- Kayvon





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 04-10-2013 10:13 PM

Well, you did a beautiful job on this.

Last time I actually saw one of these, a judge was slamming it down…........on me. LOL

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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scrappy

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#2 posted 04-11-2013 01:44 AM

Great job for a great cause.

You could just turn it between centers. Bring both ends down to about a 1/4 then part it off and sand,sand,sand to get the smooth faces.

How did you attach the handle? On mine I used a blind wedge.

Keep it up.
Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 04-15-2013 01:23 PM

Great looking gavel! Like the walnut’s beautiful grains and the finish made them pop. Great job!

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