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Finally had some spare time!

A friend from the MDWW in Salisbury, MD gifted me a glued-up turning blank and the hardware to create this scribe.

Thanks, Ed, hope you like it!!

The handle is purple heart and maple glued up in the same fashion as a Celtic Knot rolling pin. The scribe shaft is created from a 3/16” drill bit and the ferrule is a brass compression fitting shaped after installation. Finished with several applications of rattle can lacquer.

This will have a special place on my workbench.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.





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woodsmithshop

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#1 posted 02-26-2017 06:04 PM

very nice Lew. all I have on mine is plain ol Maple.

-- Smitty!!!

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 02-26-2017 07:38 PM

Lew, it’s a beautiful shop made tool. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#3 posted 02-26-2017 07:48 PM

Absolutely beautiful work. Love the handle. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Edward E Nock II

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#4 posted 02-26-2017 09:24 PM

LEW….Your AWL looks Great I glad that you turned it & posted it.

You are welcome.

ED

-- ED NOCK

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#5 posted 02-27-2017 12:59 AM

First class handle.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 02-27-2017 02:32 PM

Lew. A nice job on the tool

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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oldrivers

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#7 posted 02-27-2017 03:17 PM

Very Pretty.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#8 posted 02-28-2017 04:16 AM

That is a very attractive awl, Lew!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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mafe

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#9 posted 02-28-2017 09:08 AM

That’s a lovely awl Lew, a friend of me once gifted me with one also. (Jim). ;-)
Fine work and yes that will be a favorite to use.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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lew

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#10 posted 02-28-2017 03:51 PM

After turning this, I wasn’t sure if the correct name should be an AWE or a SCRIBE. The handle shape made me think Scribe but the original intent was for an Awe.

Smitty- Thanks! The purple heart and maple sure made it pretty.

Charles- Thank You!

Hoss- Thanks! The crisscross inlays really create interesting patterns when turned.

Ed- Thank You so much for the “kit”- glad you approve! Sorry it took so long to be able to turn it. Sometimes life gets in the way of our enjoyment.

Brian- Thanks!

Karson- Thank You! Stop in the next time you’re up this way.

Oldrivers- Thanks!

Jim- Thank You! It shares a spot with another special awe :^).

Mads- Thanks! Coming from you, the “King of Shop Made Tools”, that means so much.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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mafe

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#11 posted 03-01-2017 02:43 PM

;-) smiles my friend.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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#12 posted 03-01-2017 08:41 PM

That is very snazzy Lew. Awesome turning, and awesome tool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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lew

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#13 posted 03-01-2017 08:47 PM

Thank you, Roger!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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