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I got a screwdriver kit at Rockler. I thought it might make a good gift for my Father-in-law. I sanded to 400 and finished it with olive oil.
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#1 posted 09-14-2008 10:38 PM
Your Father-in-law is going to love this.
Very nice, beautiful wood, & finish.
It looks like rosewood, tell me if I’m wrong.
-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1
#2 posted 09-14-2008 10:58 PM
You are not wrong Dick. Thanks.
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#3 posted 09-15-2008 12:38 AM
Nice looking screwdriver. I am sure your father-in-law will really appreciate it. It looks comfortable to use. Thanks for sharing rikkor.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
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#4 posted 09-15-2008 01:42 AM
But is your father-in-law going to get it, or will this one stay with you? Nice job. I recently picked up a kit for a letter opener and the screwdriver. I hope mine looks as nice.
-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.
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#5 posted 09-15-2008 02:12 AM
I don’t usuually think of a screwdriver as beautiful, but this one certainly is.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#6 posted 09-15-2008 03:22 AM
beautiful job rikkor. is that purple heart. beautiful gift my friend.
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#7 posted 09-15-2008 09:29 AM
An excellent piece of work in making this screwdriver. A lovely gift to your FIL.Sharad
-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein
#8 posted 09-15-2008 01:10 PM
Thanks all for the kind comments. I certainly am happy with how it came out.
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#9 posted 09-15-2008 02:25 PM
Great Rikor. What’s the wood?
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia email@example.com †
#10 posted 09-15-2008 02:35 PM
Thanks Karson. It’s rosewood.
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#11 posted 09-15-2008 03:01 PM
I got one of those kits also. Just trying to figure out something special for it.
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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