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Turned handle for my scraper

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Project by jeff posted 01-07-2020 04:50 AM 957 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My BB round nose scraper handle broke apart. Good excuse to turn a new handle. Its laminated red oak and mesquite.Handle measure’s about 16” and total tool length is around 23”. One coat sanding sealer and one coat wipe on poly finishes it off.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.





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TDominy

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#1 posted 01-07-2020 01:06 PM

Looks good. Did you make the steel too?

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.

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#2 posted 01-07-2020 01:24 PM

Looks like a big improvement over the original.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#3 posted 01-07-2020 03:13 PM

It’s always a pleasure when making your own handles. Nice job.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 01-10-2020 12:54 AM

Jeff , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 01-01-2021 01:34 AM

Nice looking mesquite handle, Jeff!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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