LumberJocks

New set of Awls

  • Advertise with us
Project by Bill Berklich posted 10-20-2017 02:20 PM 1014 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made up a set of awls from some leftover 3/16” music wire, a Purple Heart pen blank and a piece of pine. The long one with the Purple Heart is spiral ground with a tapered point. The short one in pine is a Bird Cage tip. I stripped off the earlier handle, just didn’t like it.

For the Bird Cage I tried to simulate the finish Lumberjock TriFern (http://lumberjocks.com/trifern) has on his turnings. I think I have the sense of it but not the execution.

-- Bill - Rochester MI





4 comments so far

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

23384 posts in 3616 days


#1 posted 10-20-2017 10:05 PM

Real nice awls!!

Jim

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

View woodbutcherbynight's profile

woodbutcherbynight

5974 posts in 2920 days


#2 posted 10-21-2017 04:24 AM

Great looking and useful tools!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

View jeffswildwood's profile

jeffswildwood

4058 posts in 2488 days


#3 posted 10-21-2017 11:42 AM

Very nice set!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

32086 posts in 3377 days


#4 posted 10-21-2017 02:35 PM

These are very nice shop made awls. Congratulations.

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

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com