05-09-2013, 07:37 AM
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This razor came in just for scales. The client did the blade work.
I did up some Purpleheart with an ivory colored wedge and shaped the wedge end to match the angle of the tip of the blade.

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 05-09-2013, 07:44 AM
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  • mikeperry
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  • St Louis via the UK
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Hi Mark

Those Purpleheart scales are stunning, lovely clean lines Thumbsup

Take care, Mike

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 05-09-2013, 08:03 AM
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Thanks Mike. I do think the scales should compliment the blades.
I also wish I was allowed to polish this piece as I'm sure it would have been terrific. Regardless , it still looks nice.

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 05-09-2013, 09:35 AM
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  • Johnny
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  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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Purpleheart is such a pretty wood. Very attractive scales just complete the razor.

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 05-09-2013, 11:40 AM
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  • OldDog23
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Beautiful ! Love

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 05-09-2013, 05:10 PM
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  • MikekiM
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  • Long Island, NY
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How do you finish the purpleheart?

I have a huge inventory of purpleheart from some old humidor projects.. I always did a french polish, but I don't think that would be durable enough for scales..

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