05-13-2015, 03:56 PM
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This my first hand made brush. First of all, I want to thank Jim on TSD for his inspiration and pointers. I could not have done this without him.

I decided to go "free-form" and not do a turned version. I cut the base shape using a band saw and then a whole bunch of sanding. I have a table top drill press so I cut the knot hole using a Forstner Bit. The wood is Cocobolo; the knot is a TGN Finest (20mm). I finished it with eight coats of Watco Danish Oil (Natural) and several coats of Minwax Wood and Furniture paste polish.

I am pleased. I have several more on the queue. This is fun.


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 05-13-2015, 03:59 PM
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Nice work Ed. I will look forward to seeing what's up next in the queue... Sherlock

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 05-13-2015, 04:19 PM
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Very nice, especially for your first try at this.

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 05-13-2015, 04:41 PM
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That is a beautiful brush for sure . Very nicely done.

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 05-13-2015, 04:48 PM
  • evnpar
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A very beautiful brush, Ed. Congratulations. 

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 05-13-2015, 05:00 PM
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Well done!

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 05-13-2015, 07:32 PM
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Congratulations, Ed! A fine-looking brush!  Thumbsup

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 05-13-2015, 08:50 PM
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I like it a lot. 

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 05-14-2015, 01:04 AM
  • Jovan
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Very nice brush Ed.  Congrats.

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 05-14-2015, 01:45 AM
  • Aleksey
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It looks fantastic Ed! Nice shape and wood. Congratulations. Smile

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