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  1. #61

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    Nice Karl. They look perfect

  2. #62

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    Nice as usual Karl.
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    Senior Member Johnny.B.Good's Avatar
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    Aug 2011
    Bay Area, CA
    Always fun to see new work from you, Karl.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hattorichop View Post
    Another Moritaka

    The fact that you lined up the burl after the spacer is a very nice touch!

    If you don't mind answering, how long does a handle like this take you to make? I am guessing a couple of hours once you get good at it but am curious.

  5. #65
    Quote Originally Posted by Bill13 View Post
    The fact that you lined up the burl after the spacer is a very nice.

    Really nice Karl. Great look in all your work. Contrasts are well thought out and eye catching. Wood selections are right on. Thanks for sharing.
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    Hobbyist Craftsman Hattorichop's Avatar
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    Jul 2011
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    Bill13, I don't mind sharing. It takes roughly 4 to 6 hours from start to finish.
    I do a lot of hand sanding, 100grit to 8000 all by hand. It might be more time effective to do some of the lower grit sanding on a belt sander but I find its easier to make the handles completely flat by hand sanding.

    Thanks everyone else who commented, your kind words and encouragement make it all worth while.

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