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Project by Brett posted 02-22-2014 09:06 PM 1839 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey folks!

This is another safety razor handle turned from a piece of black walnut that came from our tree in our yard. We had an ice storm a couple of years ago and had some large limbs come down. I kept the good stuff. This was from a small crotch section of the tree. This piece was just large enough to turn this handle. It is finished with some Watco oil (cherry), red latex paint, black spray paint and 3 coats of CA glue. Topped off with a coat of furniture wax. The button on the end is a 1/4” SS bolt that I ground round and polished to finish off the end and add some weight (thanks lumberjoe!).

Thanks for checking it out!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#1 posted 02-22-2014 09:46 PM

Very nice!! where did you get the razor head?

-- Wood never lies and is always faithful ! I wish people were like that!!!!

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#2 posted 02-22-2014 11:34 PM

That is mighty fine Brett. I have to look away now, ..... I’m gettin nervous

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#3 posted 02-23-2014 02:49 AM

Now that is a nice razor!


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#4 posted 02-24-2014 01:08 PM

This looks great. That’s walnut? Gorgeous.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#5 posted 02-24-2014 04:32 PM

hi brett haven’t being on here in a while
that’s a nice piece of wood nicely finished Gorgeous


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#6 posted 02-28-2014 05:20 PM

That’s a gorgeous piece of walnut with flawless finish, a perfect handle for the kit. Great job!

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