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I'm going to add some paracord to cover the handle(s) but I haven't got that exactly figured out yet - I figured it would be good to show the bare wire before I got to carried away - I'm thinking and hoping more than a few variations of similar ones in the future might be fun to play with :what: :hmm: ;)
 

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Looks like a nice tuber. Will you be able to rig flats on it as well?
Thanks for the compliment! I'm guessing you could do about whatever a guy wanted to do.....That's the part I haven't figured out yet - I'll post a photo or 2 when I get it done - I like IMHO because the handle could be braided up in more than a few variations and once I made the fixture for bending they could be done pretty quick - It takes about as long to polish the ends where the tubes go as it does to make the whole thing! I'm also thinking rubber tubing could be added for a filler as well - Time and my brain power will tell!!
 

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Looks like a nice tuber. Will you be able to rig flats on it as well?
Thanks for the compliment! I'm guessing you could do about whatever a guy wanted to do.....That's the part I haven't figured out yet - I'll post a photo or 2 when I get it done - I like IMHO because the handle could be braided up in more than a few variations and once I made the fixture for bending they could be done pretty quick - It takes about as long to polish the ends where the tubes go as it does to make the whole thing! I'm also thinking rubber tubing could be added for a filler as well - Time and my brain power will tell!!
I'll be eager to see what you come up with my friend
 

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That is good work.

How did you bend it? Heat or cold? Tools?
It is stainless welding rod - I made a fixture to control the bends and shaped it cold - Nothing much to it but the fixture helped a LOT to keep it symmetrical where needed. Wish there was more to it but there's not - I hope to come up with some more designs as I like working with the wire and all the possibilities.
 

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I'm thinking that you could suspend it in clear or light colored resin then shape the handle so you could see the steel through it. Wear a good respirator!
IF I knew how to use resin that would be a neat idea!!
Nothing to it, just mix and pour. The tough part would be building a form out of ducktape or foam or ?? to pour into. There are guys here who do that stuff all the time. Just ask.
 

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I'm thinking that you could suspend it in clear or light colored resin then shape the handle so you could see the steel through it. Wear a good respirator!
IF I knew how to use resin that would be a neat idea!!
Nothing to it, just mix and pour. The tough part would be building a form out of ducktape or foam or ?? to pour into. There are guys here who do that stuff all the time. Just ask.
OK....Is there a particular brand of resin to buy? I get a lot of stuff from AMAZON....is there a specific name to search for or? Is the material's proper name "Casting Resin"?
 

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OK....Is there a particular brand of resin to buy? I get a lot of stuff from AMAZON....is there a specific name to search for or? Is the material's proper name "Casting Resin"?

Ok you resin guys. Time for you to step up!
 
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