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I have 4 Easy Wood Tools and love everything about them. Needed a new handle for a bowl gouge and used Craig’s design. Have lots of this laminated material and got this idea.
This feels and looks great to me.
November 2, 2013
-- Bob A in NJ
Bob A in NJ
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#1 posted 11-02-2013 02:05 PM
Perfectly made handle. Could not buy one that nice. Nice job.
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#2 posted 11-02-2013 06:31 PM
Nice!! And I like the orange color!!
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#3 posted 11-02-2013 07:39 PM
Bob: great design. Nice work.
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#4 posted 11-03-2013 12:36 AM
That handle loos GREAT!
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#5 posted 11-03-2013 12:45 AM
Very nice handles..they look great.
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#6 posted 11-03-2013 09:29 AM
Very Nice Piece Of Work Indeed! Thanks For Posting!
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#7 posted 11-03-2013 11:06 PM
It looks great and must be comfortable to hold.-don
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#8 posted 11-06-2013 03:01 PM
Those are very pretty handles. Like the colors and shape and the finish as well. Great job!
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#9 posted 10-16-2014 08:17 PM
Bob,”Craig’s design” ??? Where would I see this? I have some mini tool handles to make and am looking for some examples. Thanks Pat
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#10 posted 02-01-2015 11:56 PM
nice job on the handles i would like to do the same but can not find the craigs design so will you post the design for all to use
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#11 posted 02-19-2015 06:40 PM
Hi Robert & Belg1960,
I believe the Craig he’s referring to is the inventor of the Easy Wood Tools. I don’t have one myself (I made mine) but from the pictures online here’s the dimensions it looks like he used (for a full-size tool):
Handle length – 16” (including .75” ferrule). The following are the distance/diameter pairs – put fair curves in-between:
3/4, 1 (This is where the handle meets the ferrule)3 1/4, 1 1/28,111 1/2, (1/32 detail)11 7/8, (1/32 detail)12 1/4, 1.25v12 1/2, 115, (1/32 detail)15 3/8, (1/32 detail)15 3/4, 1 1/416, 0
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#12 posted 02-19-2015 11:40 PM
thank you Bobi will try making one and post a pic when i am done
#13 posted 03-13-2015 01:41 AM
This is some excellent info. Thanks so much, Is there any chance anyone has this info for the mini version?
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