Saturday, February 28, 2009

making knife handles

I am now making walnut handles for my spoon knives as shown in the photo above. You rip stock into two thicknesses. Then make a cut as shown in the edge of the thicker piece. Note that the depth of cut equals the width of the knife blade and the fence is set so that the blade removes the amount required to allow for the thickness of the blade. Next comes some epoxy glue, attaching one side. Then the holes will be drilled for brass pins. Next, the other side will be glued in place, drilled and brass pins will be added. Finally, the handles will be shaped to comfortably fit the hand.

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