DIY: Customize your hand tools with artistic epoxy and wood handles

May 2, 2019

You can always buy a new tool handle, but nothing says “I am a master craftsman” like custom-made, hand-turned tool handles.

Have you ever had the wooden handle of a cherished tool rot and wear away? Have you ever purchased a ridiculously inexpensive tool from a discount store only to have the cheap plastic handle snap mid use? Have you ever smashed the handle of a tool in frustration when a DIY project wasn’t going well? Sure, you can always buy a new handle, but nothing says “I am a master craftsman” like custom-made, hand-turned tool handles. In a recent video, YouTuber ZH Fabrications demonstrates how to make epoxy resin and stabilized wood tool handles.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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