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Some Grips I Just Finished

Discussion in 'Blackpowder' started by toolslinger, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. toolslinger

    toolslinger Well-Known Member

    A buddy of mine wanted some synthetic Ivory grips for his '62 Pocket so I made him these
    In return he gave me some nice zebra wood so I made my 3rd Dragoon some new shoes
  2. 4v50 Gary

    4v50 Gary Moderator Staff Member

    Nice work.

    I'm going to have to make some wood grips for a (modern) revolver later this semester.
  3. Crawdad1

    Crawdad1 Well-Known Member

    Beautiful work, Toolslinger!!!! Where can a fellow with an 1860 Army get some of that zebra wood? :)
  4. toolslinger

    toolslinger Well-Known Member

    Thanks y'all. Crawdad I honestly can't say where that wood came from as I stupidly threw the box away.:banghead: My buddy that I made the grips for got it online and had it delivered to me. There are multiple suppliers of exotic woods on line that you can pretty much get anything from.
  5. jgh4445

    jgh4445 Well-Known Member

    Beautiful work. I'm partial to the ivory look myself. What did you use? I'd love a set like that on my '60.
  6. toolslinger

    toolslinger Well-Known Member

    The synthetic ivory can be obtained from RT Research Corp. Look at the "PLIABLE" page. As a matter of fact Iam working on a set for my '60 Sheriff right now:evil:
  7. Patocazador

    Patocazador Well-Known Member

    I like them both. The artificial ivory looks nice now. Unfortunately, some of those discolor as they age. Maybe it's UV light??
  8. rockhopper46038

    rockhopper46038 Well-Known Member

    Very nice work!
  9. toolslinger

    toolslinger Well-Known Member

    Thanks y'all. I will find out whether they hold up as the '60 Sheriff is one of those I'll never get rid of:cool:
  10. BowerR64

    BowerR64 Well-Known Member

    Those look great, you can almost see a little pattern in the ivory.

    I like how the zebra has dark and light lines in it.
  11. J-Bar

    J-Bar Well-Known Member

    Is there an icon for jealousy....???
  12. toolslinger

    toolslinger Well-Known Member

    Thanks Y'all. The pattern in the synthetic ivory does not photo well. It looks better in real life;)
  13. jaxenro

    jaxenro Well-Known Member

    The wood was from www.cookwoods.com it was about $20 with shipping maybe a little more tool can tell you how many grips you get from it

    The ivory material is from a company that makes reconstituted gem stone was closer to $60 for the smallest block they sell. It has a wonderful golden swirl pattern to it that just don't photo well. I don't think it yellows with age like plastic or micarta. Expensive stuff but well worth it

    So since I gave you enough for two grips that mean I got another one coming? I'm really looking forward to getting this back this gun spends more time getting redone than here. What did you think of the mods Dragoon did like the cap guard?
  14. toolslinger

    toolslinger Well-Known Member

    Thought the mods Dragoon did were so good I have been tryin to trade him outa some. Course the mods were so nice I would pay money fer em. The hammer stop and the bolt block are freaking good, simple, ideas that work right nifty.
  15. robert garner

    robert garner Well-Known Member

    Would you make a video, a how to, for those that would like to try this at home?
  16. toolslinger

    toolslinger Well-Known Member

  17. robert garner

    robert garner Well-Known Member

    Thanks Toolslinger that hit the spot.
  18. snakeman

    snakeman Well-Known Member

  19. BowerR64

    BowerR64 Well-Known Member

    So you sand them down right on the frame? Then clean the back strap up and stuff later? Or is this just a junk frame you use as a jig?

    Som eof the images looks like you sanded a little on the back strap in spots.
  20. toolslinger

    toolslinger Well-Known Member

    Yep Sand em right to the back strap and refinish.

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