Tool handles

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Project by Jeremymcon posted 06-07-2017 10:55 PM 1231 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a couple of small projects, but things I’m happier with than I imagined I’d be when I started them!

First is an apple handle for an old mortising chisel I picked up at a flea market. I’m still a novice turner, but this was really fun to make, and I think it turned out pretty well!

Also did a walnut handle for a small cross peen hammer I picked up. Walnut wasn’t for looks exactly go just happen to have a bunch of walnut billets on hand right now. I used a waste piece from splitting out chair parts. This one got a mulberry wedge in addition to the metal wedge. Mulberry is an interesting bright yellow color.

Third is an apple handle for a crook knife from kestrel tool! I was really excited to receive this knife in the mail recently. Handled it, and have been carving spoon bowls with it. It works much nicer than the mora I own – I never could get that thing to cut right.

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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 06-07-2017 11:24 PM

Good lookin’ handles, Jeremy … be proud!

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#2 posted 06-08-2017 12:57 AM

Nice work.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 06-08-2017 04:59 PM

You can make handles for my tools ANYTIME!

Fantastic job on them.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#4 posted 06-09-2017 12:46 PM

Nicely done handles. I’m sure they work and feel much better with your own spin on them.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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