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My first drawknife made from a lawnmower blade and handles made from walnut.

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#1 posted 451 days ago

I like it. Home made tools from recycled items – awesome!

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#2 posted 451 days ago

Neat idea. That should do the job and most likely a lot of other things could be made from used blades. Thanks for sharing

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#3 posted 451 days ago

Looks very useful. How did you attach the handles to the blade?

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#4 posted 451 days ago

I used gorilla glue epoxy to attach the handles.

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#5 posted 451 days ago

Awesome job Joe! Nice execution. Love the walnut. Welcome to LumberJocks.

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#6 posted 451 days ago

Very cool… Nice work and thanks for sharing…

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#7 posted 451 days ago

Very creative.

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#8 posted 451 days ago

Great idea!

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#9 posted 450 days ago

Recycle, reduce, reuse. Great! How much does it weigh?

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#10 posted 450 days ago

I just removed my old blade a few weeks ago. Thanks to you, it will be removed from the scrap metal pile for repurposing. Nice work with yours.

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#11 posted 450 days ago

It weighs around 1 1/2 lbs.

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#12 posted 450 days ago

Nicely done….................

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#13 posted 450 days ago

Be careful. Someone might start calling you the Lawnmower Man.

Thats really one of the most unusual projects I have seen in a while.

Definitely deserving of a Top 3

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#14 posted 450 days ago

Now THAT is a drawknife! I imagine it will remove what you want removed and pretty quick. Nice job!

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#15 posted 450 days ago

Thanks for all the comments…

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