Cane handles

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Project by PASs posted 01-14-2014 06:41 AM 1521 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

At our Christmas craft show a gentleman took my card who was interested in getting a set of custom handles made for one of my dunnage canes.
He brought a slab of curly maple to the shop and we discussed the types of handles, one long grip and one ball end. He wanted a military challenge coin inset into the end of the long handle.
The handles are interchangeable via threaded inserts.
Will post a blog of the complete turning.
Turned on a Powermatic 3520b.
Sanded to 320 grit.
One coat of wipe on/wipe off 2# shellac.
Polished on the Beall system.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#1 posted 01-15-2014 12:35 PM

Looks gr8 Pete. Looks like you could really lean on this. I like the medallion on the front as well. Gr8 idea

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#2 posted 01-15-2014 04:55 PM

Nice work Pete.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 01-15-2014 06:02 PM

Very Nice! Pete
Sweet piece of Maple.

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#4 posted 01-15-2014 07:10 PM

Nice looking cane, Pete.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 01-17-2014 03:34 PM

Beautiful work on the handle, very well finish and great shape. The challenge coin is a great accent.

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