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Old May 15th, 2020, 02:58 PM #11
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BLO is my favorite and you can’t beat the scent.

If you are looking for ax handles, try these guys...

https://whiskeyrivertrading.com/

The handle I got from them was very tight grain hickory and it only took a few days to get my handle which came with two pine wedges. I had to supply my own metal wedges but two cam in the axe head so no big deal.
Thanks, I’ll check them out. The last time I went looking for handles I went to several stores, Man talk about junk! I finally found some handles at a little mom and pop hardware store, that Were pretty decent. I could not believe it was that hard to find a decent axe handle.
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Be careful with your used rags When using BLO. As you Probably already know, Dispose of them in an airtight container, As they could instantaneously combust. And yes it is hard to beat that lovely scent.
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And here she is sunbathing with some BLO on that new handle. Nice curves on that beauty!



Edit.....I gotta do something with that grass��
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For handles axe, hammer, hoe, or whatever I use House Handle Company I have bought dozens of handles over the years and have been satisfied:
https://househandle.com/
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