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Re: My first bat shaping effort
« Reply #30 on: November 05, 2017, 06:47:10 AM »

Cracking stuff Ed looks a real top quality effort, finished really well and a lovely shape.

Where did you get the stickers from?
Thanks mate! Got a few sets printed up by a local vinyl printers who did a decent job.
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Re: My first bat shaping effort
« Reply #31 on: April 05, 2018, 01:01:51 PM »

Was just thinking we haven't had enough bat making threads on the forum lately, so.thought I'd post an update ;) Been out in the garden sanding up this one this afternoon, quite pleased with how it's coming! Just need to work on a better method for binding the handle...

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Re: My first bat shaping effort
« Reply #32 on: April 05, 2018, 01:10:59 PM »

Was just thinking we haven't had enough bat making threads on the forum lately, so.thought I'd post an update ;) Been out in the garden sanding up this one this afternoon, quite pleased with how it's coming! Just need to work on a better method for binding the handle...



Looks a great effort!
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Re: Edge batmaking
« Reply #33 on: April 05, 2018, 01:46:08 PM »

Looking lovely Ed!

Did you use any of the tools you had off me yet?

Also did you see the youtube video I made a while back - made a cordless drill-powered binding lathe with some wood, pillow bearings and threaded rod.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edJ0CsAZbmI
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Re: Edge batmaking
« Reply #34 on: April 05, 2018, 01:49:22 PM »

Looking lovely Ed!

Did you use any of the tools you had off me yet?

Also did you see the youtube video I made a while back - made a cordless drill-powered binding lathe with some wood, pillow bearings and threaded rod.
Yeah they were dead useful for doing the shoulders on this, thanks mate - much better than just relying on a rasp like I did for the previous bat! Didn't see the video, can you post a link? Sounds like the kind of thing I'm considering knocking up so could be quite useful!
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Re: Edge batmaking
« Reply #35 on: April 05, 2018, 03:46:23 PM »

Didn't see the video, can you post a link? Sounds like the kind of thing I'm considering knocking up so could be quite useful!

Attached it to the last post mate but here it is - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edJ0CsAZbmI

Do you want it?
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Re: Edge batmaking
« Reply #36 on: April 05, 2018, 04:32:06 PM »

I'll drop you a PM.
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Re: Edge batmaking
« Reply #37 on: April 08, 2018, 12:47:27 PM »

Lovely job mate well done. Perfect timing for the season, we just need the sun to come out!  :)
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Re: Edge batmaking
« Reply #38 on: April 08, 2018, 07:53:27 PM »

Yip, pretty good job there mate. Big fan of the finished product.
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Re: Edge batmaking
« Reply #39 on: April 23, 2018, 05:38:50 PM »

Other projects have got in the way lately but I've got round to getting bat #002 finished, very pleased with this one. My take on the very popular Joe Root type slight duckbill shape, with a rounded spine as I've always liked them but never owned one myself. Serbian G1 cleft with all the grains you could wish for, 2lb11 and picks up really nicely - if you ask me anyway! I'll let the pictures do the rest of the talking:








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Re: Edge batmaking
« Reply #40 on: April 23, 2018, 06:01:31 PM »

Absolutely lovely bat well done.
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Re: Edge batmaking
« Reply #41 on: April 23, 2018, 06:24:24 PM »

... Serbian G1 cleft with all the grains you could wish for, 2lb11 and picks up really nicely - if you ask me anyway!

Very nicely done!

What do you think of the Serbian willow?

How's the bat's ping?
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Re: Edge batmaking
« Reply #42 on: April 23, 2018, 07:21:37 PM »

Awesome job again Ed, really well done. The profile is fantastic, I'd best get over your way for some lessons. Get busy knocking it in, have a go with it this weekend!  :)
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Re: Edge batmaking
« Reply #43 on: April 23, 2018, 07:23:22 PM »

Very nicely done!

What do you think of the Serbian willow?

How's the bat's ping?
It's just the same as normal willow to be honest! The two I've had have been quite dry though so a little harder to work with, but as a finished product I doubt many people could spot the difference. Will be interested to see how this one plays - high hopes as tapping it up is very good.
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Re: Edge batmaking
« Reply #44 on: April 24, 2018, 07:37:29 AM »

That looks awesome !
It actually reminds me of an ST .....only the photos weren't of the bat on a rock next to the ocean . :D
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