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Pistachio Handle

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Project by Transition posted 227 days ago 370 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Handle I turned from some reclaimed Pistachio sent to me by a woodworking buddy.

A friend of mine at work asked me to make a handle for the magnifying glass that she inherited from her grandfather. He was appently quite the tinkerer – woodwork, metalwork, stone. He taught her quite a bit and she has many fond memories of their time together. I’m thinking that I would have had a similar relationship with my grandfather had he lived longer…

This is the kind of personal stuff that I love to do!

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com





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grizzman

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#1 posted 227 days ago

there sure are some beautiful wood on this earth, this one sure sings..i could imagine a large piece made from this wood, its one you could look at all day…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Roger

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#2 posted 227 days ago

Very good, That Pistachio is very nice.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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wiser1934

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#3 posted 227 days ago

grain is spectacular. nice work. sure she will appreciate it

-- wiser1934, new york

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 226 days ago

Very NICE!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 223 days ago

Fantastic handle, fitting for a treasured piece. Gorgeous wood and finish. I’m sure she loves it. Great job!

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