Last Week Maple Ready for knots

Discussion in 'Brush Making and Restorations' started by Graydog, Jun 9, 2019.

  1. Graydog

    Graydog Contributor

    So I finished 4 last week and now I need knots
    I am going to keep one and I was thinking I would like to try a Shavemac Badger
    can You purchase just the knot only ?
    Or possibly a Maggard Silver Tip , has anyone tried one yet that they can give me a
    review ? Maybe Elite Razor ?
    That is just one Amazing Tree that keeps giving up Beautiful Grain and color . Maple7.jpg
  2. Those are just gorgeous
  3. All amazing brushes. That is truly an amazing tree and you have brought out the beauty for all of us to enjoy.
  4. Those are beautiful Steve.
  5. ajkel64

    ajkel64 Ambassador

    Beautiful handles, the grain is stunning.
  6. Simply beautiful. Does the one in the left corner have a different finish? It looks satin compared to the others. And may I ask what you use to achieve this glass like coat? Tons of polished CA?

  7. Wow! Great work! One of those red 'blood knots' would look awesome in one of those handles l think.
  8. Super nice Steve! I'd love to be the owner of the third one in the picture. It deserves a great Badger knot!
  9. Rudy Vey

    Rudy Vey Vendor Contributor

    This is my favorite as well - 3rd from left - guess, Steve has already a knot on the way for this one.....:001_302:
  10. Oh Rudy! You took my brush!

    Congrats! What knot is going in it?
  11. Graydog

    Graydog Contributor

    You guessed it Rudy:)
  12. Make more #3s please and thank you!
  13. Graydog

    Graydog Contributor

    The end one on the far left looks a different because it is turned from the end grain
    And it reflects the light a little different.
    Same finish 12 or so thin coats of CA and then buffing and polished
  14. The second one from left is the masterpiece in my opinion. These are very nice!
  15. Graydog

    Graydog Contributor

    That one is really nice in person, it reflects the light and makes the grain really pop.
  16. ackvil

    ackvil Moderator

    They are all beautiful!
  17. emwolf

    emwolf Contributor

    don't know how anyone can say "X" is the best one, they all look amazing. Shavemac badger knots are outstanding. Haven't tried the Maggard badgers, only have synthetic from them.
  18. @ everyone

    Can we gift an Shavemac knot to Graydog as an appreciation gesture ? He has blessed this community above expectations. Would someone please organise it ? I am not that good in this area.
  19. Graydog

    Graydog Contributor

    Thanks @albsat ,but I have one coming in the mail already:)
  20. Fantastic !

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