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Well, I didn't care for the hard black plastic grips that came on the new Blackhawk in .41 Mag I bought so I decided to make a set. Made them out of walnut and haven't added any finish other than Johnson's patse wax. It's not the first set I've made but hopefully getting better.
 

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Those grips look really nice. Very nice work on them. Definitely look better than black plastic.
 

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Great job on the grips,

Look professional.



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Very nice! I've always wanted to try making my own grips.....
 

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Thanks, give it a shot SavageGuy, worse thing can happen is you learn things to improve your skills.
 

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Awesome job...looks great !!

I made a set of grips once...my buddy was into wood working...and told me he would show me how. I bought some Zebra Wood blocks at a gun show and viola':


 

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Thanks...Amateur work at best...but hey, my 1st and only attempt.

The blocks were thick...so my buddy suggested finger grove wrap around...
 

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Both 67stingray and shooter did a great job on those grips. You should both feel a job well done.:)
 

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Well, I didn't care for the hard black plastic grips that came on the new Blackhawk in .41 Mag I bought so I decided to make a set. Made them out of walnut and haven't added any finish other than Johnson's patse wax. It's not the first set I've made but hopefully getting better.
Everybody who I know that makes handgun grips had a starting point. Yours look pretty dang good, and will probably last until your grandkids inherit those.

I've been doing mostly Ruger Mark pistol grips for over 35 years, and I'm still trying to improve:


 

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Everybody who I know that makes handgun grips had a starting point. Yours look pretty dang good, and will probably last until your grandkids inherit those.

I've been doing mostly Ruger Mark pistol grips for over 35 years, and I'm still trying to improve:


BEAUTIFUL!
 

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Love those Cocobolo grips and your leather work is impressive, too.
 
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