hardware for chisel and file handles

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On Sat, 17 Jan 2015 11:33:35 -0500

3/4" copper pipe will work fine used emory cloth on it to give it a brushed finish coupla coats of lacquer
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I made a little knife and used 1/2" copper pipe for the ferrule. Cleaned it up with the lathe, trued it round inside and out, and then glued it on. I've got a lot to learn about the process, but for a first attempt it worked pretty well.
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On 17 Jan 2015 18:25:38 GMT, Puckdropper <puckdropper(at)yahoo(dot)com> wrote:

copper - like an interference fit - and then heat the copper to about 350F. Copper expands linearly almost 1 thou per 100 degrees F, so 350F will expand the diameter of the ring about 1 thou
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