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Wood veneer replacing malleable metal

#19415 by nuhobby » Fri Jul 11, 2008 11:33 am

Hi,

Lately I looked through a rusty tool-box inherited from my grandfather. There was a very old pocket-knife almost totally blackened with corrosion. I got it decently cleaned up and popped the metal sides off of it.

Taking a cue from the wood-turner magazines, I used some CA glue to bond, stabilize and finish wood veneer pieces onto the knife. It will be nice for a sentimental attachment.
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cheers,

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#19425 by charlese » Fri Jul 11, 2008 8:56 pm

Beautiful work, Chris! Your Grandfather would be proud! Now, don't lose it! Maybe even a nice little wooden box for it will be made soon?

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#19428 by a1gutterman » Sat Jul 12, 2008 12:53 am

Nice work Chris! It looks like it has always been that way.:)

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