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April 19th, 2012 | 1 Comment | Posted in It's all about me, Pass the ammo, Pistol Grips

Heavy grip making.

Now that I have about 25 sets of full size 1911’s finished out and ready to be textured, burned and finished, I decided to switch gears and work on revolvers.  Specifically the SP101 my wife has.

So, now I am chopping up more pine to test with, working on angles for the grip and finger positions, and generally having a good ol’ time of it.  I’m making a standard grip right now with a middle finger grip and once I have the basic design down I am making a special set for my wife.  Since her fingers are very small (she wears a size 4 ring) I am making the finger groves smaller to fit her hand.

I’m thinking of offering that as an option as well – something like, you send a tracing of your hand and I fit the grips to it.  It’s would need to be more accurate that that I think, but general idea.

Anyway, here is where the new design is at right now.

Yep, there’s still a ways to go on them, but I’m making good progress.