Winding Sticks

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Project by Timmy2Hands posted 12-11-2019 08:04 PM 1112 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Winding Sticks are essential tools when flattening stock with hand planes.

I made this set with some left over quarter sawn Cherry.

The Ebony strip is from and the “Ivory” pieces are actually Micarta and sold as Gibson guitar nuts from

18” wide x 1 1/4” tall x 11/16” deep, with a 7 degree bevel cut on the back side of each piece so that the working faces are straight up and down.

Sorry I didn’t get any pictures from the build.

The dots in the center are Ebony. I used a dowel plate to make them, they do not go all the way through.

The “Ivory” Micarta is easy to work with hand tools, sands up nicely, and looks terrific in person.

-- Tim McCoy - @Timmy2Hands on Instagram

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#1 posted 12-11-2019 08:29 PM

beautiful sticks gotta make a set one of these days!

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#2 posted 12-11-2019 08:46 PM

Nice set of sticks, Tim!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#3 posted 12-11-2019 09:22 PM

Tim, useful and nicely constructed.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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#4 posted 12-11-2019 11:58 PM

I love that cherry. You made a real fine pair of winding sticks. They are something I also need to do.

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