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229090 <roygriggs@v...> Apr-19-2012 RE: Gloats
John,
 You guessed correctly, I bought them for Perfect Handle scales....I've never
had any persimmon and they were so cheap I thought I'd try. Haven't figured out
yet how to best "harvest" them...8^)

Roy Griggs
roygriggs@v...

---- John Ruth <johnrruth@h...> wrote: 
> 
> Roy piqued my curiousity when he wrote:
>  
> > Well, I got me a "better" pencil sharpener last weekend for $2, and a #3 and
#6 for $3 each,...uh well they were wooden drivers, (just the heads for the
persimmon)...
> 
> 
> OK, Roy, just exactly what can a Galoot make out of the tiny amount of
Persimmon wood in an old driver?
> 
>  
> 
> There's not much more than a sliver available unless you can incorporate the
curves of the original surface......
> 
>  
> 
> The only thing I can think of would be new scales for a "perfect handle" style
screwdriver or a knife. (Oh, yeah, I sure do remember the masterpiece PH
screwdriver somebody posted a couple of years back. )  Maybe a pen-turning
blank.  
> 
>  
> 
> Now, watch, the Porch will come up with 50 uses for this odd shaped donor
wood.
> 
>  
> 
> John Ruth
>  		 	   		  

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