New Cocobolo Chisel Handles

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Project by rkober posted 11-18-2013 12:05 AM 2104 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I was afraid of turning the socket handles but made a couple trial runs to practice the sockets and develop the shape and went for it. Unfortunately if you look close you can see the blanks were barely big enough and I couldn’t turn all of the stain away so there’s some stripes left. Oh well, they’ll work fine.

-- Ray - Spokane, WA - “Most people don’t recognize opportunity because it’s usually disguised as hard work.” - Unknown

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#1 posted 11-18-2013 12:49 AM

All that work and only one photo to share ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#2 posted 11-18-2013 12:56 AM

Beautiful handles.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#3 posted 11-18-2013 01:38 AM

Beautiful work.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia †

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#4 posted 11-18-2013 02:36 AM


-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#5 posted 11-18-2013 03:23 AM

Very nice set of matching handles!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 11-18-2013 05:43 AM

Great work. Making the taper fit has got to be tough. I like this style of handle on my chisels.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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