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Project by LGary posted 09-08-2013 08:45 AM 1040 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I couldn’t find an aftermarket gearshift handle for my green 2010 Camaro, so I made my own.
I used a nice piece of Quilted Maple and used green aniline dye and clear lacquer for the finish.
I had to strip down a factory handle to the bare essentials then fit them inside the wood handle.
It is basically a 1/8 inch shell of wood around the trigger mechanism.
It took me about 10 hours to do using a few burrs and misc sanders,and a bandsaw to do the basic rough out.





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robscastle

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#1 posted 09-08-2013 09:35 AM

Lokks to be 10 hours well spent !

-- Regards Robert

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THOMRIDER

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#2 posted 09-08-2013 03:12 PM

That’s an amazing looking handle love the finish

-- Its all about the jigs

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Rick M.

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#3 posted 09-08-2013 04:38 PM

That gear shift is badass. I should make one for my truck.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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Gary

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#4 posted 09-08-2013 07:16 PM

Classy!

-- Cheers -- g

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hoosier0311

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#5 posted 09-09-2013 01:41 AM

one of a kind piece, excellent work right there!

-- atta boy Clarence!

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 09-10-2013 05:15 PM

Love the color and grain pattern… Wow!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Yussef

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#7 posted 09-12-2013 03:17 AM

Simply beautiful. One of these days I’ll get around to turning one for my old 318is.

-- Yussef, Philadelphia, http://chathampenworks.com/ http://www.etsy.com/shop/ChathamPenWorks https://www.facebook.com/ChathamPenWorks

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majuvla

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#8 posted 09-13-2013 09:11 PM

Totaly unrealistic,bravo!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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