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.