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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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Dick, & Barb Cain

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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

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rikkor

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#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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brianinpa

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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

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#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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#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

Very nice!

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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