The burnisher that got lucky

11/11/2013 – This weekend I finally managed to provide the below burnisher that came with a skinning knife I used in The Land of the Long White Cloud with a handle.

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I simply drilled a hole in the handle and stuck the burnisher in there with a liberal supply of epoxy.

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Next I did the same with a short piece of copper pipe to create an easy way of hanging the burnisher.

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Once the epoxy was set I tidied up the protruding pipe, chamfered the sharp inside edges, …

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… treated the handle with tung oil and Wooddock … and Bob’s your Uncle.

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I use this burnisher predominantly to created a bur on the cutting edge of my Lie-Nielsen card scrapers.

 

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