Ray Rogers Handcrafted Knives

Chapter 4

(10) Handle shaped and ready to polish. Blade is taped to protect finish

(11) The polishing wheel
After the glue dries, the handle is sanded to its final shape (10). How the handle is polished varies with the handle material. Mostly I use felt belts on the grinder first and then finish with polishing wheels on a 12 speed drill press (11).

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