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Project by Rj posted 08-06-2008 03:54 AM 1941 views 3 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had alittle time this weekend so I thought I’d do this for my neighbor, He wanted me to make this for his hot rod – dragster- its the color of purpleheart so we thought Purpleheart wood would be a nice touch .
Next I’ll do the dash and accents .

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#1 posted 08-06-2008 04:02 AM

Nice looking grip. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#2 posted 08-06-2008 04:16 AM

That grip almost looks like a MOPAR original. Great job!

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#3 posted 08-06-2008 04:26 AM

very cool.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#4 posted 08-06-2008 05:17 AM

That is so cool. Gives me a few ideas for my motorcycle grips!

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#5 posted 08-06-2008 05:35 AM

Very cool, be sure and post the dash and accents when you do them.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#6 posted 08-06-2008 07:20 AM

yup yup way cool,,,

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#7 posted 08-06-2008 07:26 AM

nice setup is it custom fitted to your neighbors hand. seems it might be worth the effort for those of us with other than normal size grips

-- "No need to measure, just cut" Hans

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 08-06-2008 11:00 AM

Hi Rj;

Great job sculpting that handle.

Extremely nice workmanship.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 08-06-2008 12:04 PM

Handy! :)

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#10 posted 08-06-2008 01:16 PM

Nice job!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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Grant Davis

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#11 posted 08-06-2008 02:02 PM

Nothing feels better in the hand than a pistol grip shifter attached to some raw power

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#12 posted 08-06-2008 02:12 PM

Wow… that’s sweet…

Hmm… I wonder if my Volvo would look good with one of those… ;-)

-- Ryno

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#13 posted 08-06-2008 02:14 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#14 posted 08-06-2008 02:17 PM

Nice! Is he going to let you drive the dragster for helping him out?

-- Garyb6, “True simplicity does not reveal the tremendous effort it requires.” - Somerset Maugham

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#15 posted 08-06-2008 02:20 PM

Very cool!

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