How to customize your 1911 grips

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  1. Woodnut

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    I will be seen on here a lot more from now on. I'm still building grips I will be posting new ones as they are built.
     
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    Always anxious to see your work.
     
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    Carl, just curious since I dont have the gun yet, but can you do grips for a sig p938? I dont like the ones on the model I am looking at. Once I see how much hospital bills are, I plan on getting the pistol.
     
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    I'm pretty sure I can help, if the grips are fairly flat on the back side. Of coarse I would need the original grips to go by. Send me a picture of the back side of the grips via email and I can tell from that. cwgrips@gmail.com

    Here is a set I recently made for a Llama out of Spalted Hickory.
    Been doing a little cooking also.
     
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    ok, I will do that when I get the gun. Hopefully that will be this month or next at the latest.

    And now you have gone and made me hungry.
     
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    Shrimp po boy, yummmmm :).
    And Carl, I haven't changed my mind.
     
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    I thought I smelled shrimps
     
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    Here is a set that I made, just got the photo from the customer, he is well pleased with them.
     

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    This one is made from laminated Rosewood fo a policeman in NY.
     

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    So more of the Spalted Hickory.
     

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    Beautiful work! I love any type of burl wood or any thing with wild grain and colors, like birds eye maple, or tiger woods.

    We just ordered a new bedroom set made form all old wine barrel wood, the wood is stained from decades of wine sitting inside the old wood, blonds and reds that are incredible, I can't wait to pick it up from Samuel the Amish man that made it, he is working on the last piece to the set and it should be ready this week.

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    That is beautiful. I really like it.
     
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    IMG_0476.JPG Another set Desert Ironwood with a light coat of black dye, with a owners group Harley medallion inlaid flush with the wood. Lots of reflections I can't get away from
     
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    Here are a couple of sets of grips that I just mailed. I have been slacking off on posting the grips, figured ya'll were getting tired of looking at them. The ones that are so busy are made out of Texas Persimmon, they will not be used after presentation. They will be placed in a shadow box.
    The other set is made of White Corian. John on Black.JPG Bob Corian .JPG
     
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    Carl, I, for one, never tire of looking at your work. Please keep 'em coming.
     
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