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That's Nice!

I'm getting to the age where one of these is going to be a necessity!
 

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Very NICE!

I have more trouble getting my socks ON! LOL
 

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Good Work Jim….Just the right length and the business end looks nice and smooth for an easy slide into the shoe.

I had Right Hip replacement 3 years ago and I think by the way I struggle to put my left shoe on (and Sock) the time is fast approaching for the left hip replacement…...So I think a Shoe Horn like that will have to be a very soon project. You have got me thinking. I will check the Net for the Slide Part.

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Cliff,
 

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Nice one Buddy. No bending over with that one. Good for a bad back like mine.
 

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Not quite at the point where I need one and hope i never will but this is a nice shoehorn .
Looks great and the right size even a leather loop to hang it up .
 

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Really cool…Love it! I could use one of these!
 

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The brass at both ends is a classy touch, Jim. Beautiful.
 

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Good Work Jim….Just the right length and the business end looks nice and smooth for an easy slide into the shoe.

I had Right Hip replacement 3 years ago and I think by the way I struggle to put my left shoe on (and Sock) the time is fast approaching for the left hip replacement…...So I think a Shoe Horn like that will have to be a very soon project. You have got me thinking. I will check the Net for the Slide Part.

Regards,

Cliff,

- Cliff
Cliff, I should get my Right Hip replaced… I am putting it off because I have to take care of my wife, who cannot take care of me!

How long did it take you to get back to Normal? (if ever)...

I have an aid to get right sock on… Sure makes it EASY!
 

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G'day Joe.

I will PM you and give you all the information I can.

Regards,

Cliff.
 

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Thanks for all the nice comments. The kit tells you to make an 8" wooden handle for the shoehorn but I designed this long one and I have a story stick by the lathe that I always use to lay out the detail. I really needed it yesterday because I lost the drawing I made.

Hi Joe, I don't untie my shoes any more. I slip out of them and use the shoehorn to get back in 'em!

Hi Cliff, here is where to buy the kit: https://www.pennstateind.com/store/PKSHORN.html

Hi Charles. I made a back scratcher from Penn State too: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/281586

Cheers, Jim
 

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Nicely done Jim. I could have used one of those this morning. LOL!!
 

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Thanks, Lee .If you want to make one, I posted the site for the kit in a previous reply!!

Jim
 

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Slick. I was not aware these kits were even available.
 

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Beautiful piece, this wood also.
 

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Thanks Jim…..Just placed an order with Penn State.

Even though the shipping is as much as the shoehorn, it is still only a grand total of around $18-00. It looks good quality so I can't go wrong. I hope I can do a good job on the turning like you did. It will be 2 weeks for economy shipping. This will give me time to poke about in my wood supply and choose a nice strong piece of wood…If it turns out OKAY I will post it on LJs.

Regards,

Cliff.
 

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Thanks, Wayne and Ivan…...........Cheers, Jim

Good going,Cliff!. I'm sure you'll do a super job on it!! I had to use my steady rest to keep it from chattering when It got down to the 3/4"

The Shellawax I was telling you about comes from Australia.

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Thanks Jim….Looks like I need to get a Lathe Steady….....I bought one a long time back but it doesn't fit the bed of my Lathe. I may be able to make an adjustment to make it fit. Anyway it is all part of the fun of wood working. Is that the EEE Shellawax.Jim?

Regards,

Cliff.
 
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