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Project by PASs posted 01-14-2013 06:17 AM 1247 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these one afternoon.
I make handles for several things, so I have lots of blanks cut and ready to turn. The one with the pointed handle is an off axis turning. I made the scoop end on axis, then shifted about 1/4 inch in one direction, then 1/4 inch in the other. But I didn’t turn the off axes the same amount so the handle is more flat on one side than the other. As a result is fits very nicely in your palm and give a better grip for twisting the scoop through hard ice cream.
As a side note, there is only one scoop, I keep the handles separate until a customer picks the one they like, then I glue them on with 5 minute epoxy…it keeps the costs down.
The wood is all Indian dontknow, sanded to 320 grit, with at least 2 coats of CA, then buffed with the first stage of the Beall system.

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#1 posted 01-14-2013 01:51 PM

They all are very nice. The only thing missin, is the ice cream….. yer killin me Pete…. LOL The finish on these are also fantastic

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#2 posted 01-14-2013 02:50 PM

Nice scoops Pete I have never made one of those, guess I need to try my hand at it
Thanks for sharing my friend

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#3 posted 01-14-2013 06:45 PM

Why am I not surprised that Roger was the first to comment on ice cream?

Good job sir.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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