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Jerry

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1181 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: slick handle large chisel handle tool

I happened to be in the local Sports Authority yesterday for some hockey pucks and I saw these little novelty bats on sale, they are solid, straight grained clear ash. I have several old slicks that need handles as well as some larger (2”) chisels that could wear a large handle with ease.

The little bats are 16” and cute as can be, at $2.00 each they are worth that for the wood content alone, ash is one of the harder to find woods around here, especially nice dry stock.

Here is what I was thinking of turning some of the little bats into, I am sure the pictures of “Typically Handled Tools” will explain my intentions…

A $2.00 Sports Authority “16” Novelty Ash Bat” wanting to be a tool handle for cheap!

What do you think?

Enjoy!

Jerry!

-- "The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should be a Store, Not a Govt. Agency"


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Dennisgrosen

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#1 posted 1181 days ago

give it a try :-) then abuse a slick on some hard timber
but be aware if the ash split it will be like a spear arow coming agains your body

take care
Dennis

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Bertha

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#2 posted 1181 days ago

Brilliant! I’ve admired these little bats, already round with a hole for your live center. It just never occurred to me. Thanks, Dennis.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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