Introduction: Shaving Brush

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Shaving brush with a solid wood handle.

Step 1: Stock

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Piece of wood stock.

Step 2: Drill

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Drill a hole to receive brush head.

Step 3: Turn

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Turn the stock to a cylinder shape.

Step 4: Turn More

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Turn to desired shape.

Step 5: Trim

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Remove excess.

Step 6: Sand

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Sand smooth.

Step 7: Finish

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Apply a finish.

Step 8: Glue

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Apply a coat of wax and epoxy the brush to the handle.


gm280 (author)2017-07-25

Nice project, but where did you get the actual brush bristles? And how did you hollow out the wood to receive the brush bristles?

Luke Wilson (author)gm2802017-08-18

In Step 2 it showed him drilling the hole to accept the bristles. In terms of attaching the brissles, Step 8 says, "Apply a coat of wax and epoxy the brush to the handle". From the chose of words here, (brush instead of bristles,) I can only assume that they were pre-made and he just cut the top off one you'd buy in a shop and stuck it to the handle he made but I don't know. Regardless, the end result is awesome but I would still be interested in knowing his actual method and wether I am wrong or not.

djpolymath (author)Luke Wilson2017-08-18

You can buy the brush insert at fine woodworking stores or over the internet at sites like Penn State Industries.

Luke Wilson (author)djpolymath2017-08-18

Oh, ok, Thanks.

Arandall86 (author)2017-07-25

Very nice brush and instructables. If you add some pictures of securing the hair it would be perfect. Thanks again and keep up the good work.

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