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    Shoehorn

    He he, I am very happy,
    First I have just learned a new English word for myself, the "shoehorn", i must admit I didn't know how to tell that in English ...
    Secondly, I am happy for John who will be able to open a new category, I have verified, there is not yet any shoehorn on the HMT base !

    So here is mine, it's a little present (I am sure you all dream to be offered a shoehorn !)

    I made the blade, it was a real challenge for me, the piece of steel from what I started was quite heavy and thick, and I have cold forged it, with my not so big hammer and my ridiculous 10kg anvil ...
    Sure, I will have to invest on an anvil, a true one, sooner or later ...

    And the handle was more easy to make for me, I put a little point a luxury in it with this ebony ring

    At the end of the day, this a pleasant tool to use !











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    DIYer (03-20-2018), Frank S (03-19-2018), Jon (03-19-2018), PJs (03-19-2018), ranald (03-20-2018), Seedtick (03-19-2018)

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    A shoe in for "First in Category" Prize" Thanks Christophe...a lot of beautiful work there and a fine Gift!
    ‘‘Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.’’
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    Thanks Christophe Mineau! We've added your Shoehorn to our Miscellaneous category,
    as well as to your builder page: Christophe Mineau's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:





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