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





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#1 posted 05-28-2013 07:57 AM

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

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#2 posted 05-28-2013 11:09 AM

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

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tomhcww@gmail.com)

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#3 posted 05-28-2013 12:08 PM

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

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#4 posted 05-28-2013 01:16 PM

I used gorilla glue epoxy to attach the handles.

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#5 posted 05-28-2013 01:24 PM

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

-- -- Chad -- T&C Woodworks

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#6 posted 05-28-2013 01:40 PM

Very cool… Nice work and thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#7 posted 05-28-2013 02:53 PM

Very creative.

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#9 posted 05-28-2013 08:57 PM

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

-- God bless, Candy

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#10 posted 05-29-2013 12:58 AM

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 05-29-2013 01:34 AM

It weighs around 1 1/2 lbs.

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#12 posted 05-29-2013 06:26 AM

Slingblade.
Nicely done….................

-- mike...............

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#13 posted 05-29-2013 06:46 AM

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 05-29-2013 11:31 AM

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

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

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#15 posted 05-29-2013 01:19 PM

Thanks for all the comments…

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