New Designs and Restorations

Discussion in 'The Brush' started by jimjo1031, Nov 28, 2018.

  1. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Instead of displaying new brushes and restorations in separate threads, I'll just add them here. Yep, got the idea from @Enrico and his thread. I haven't made any new ones for a while until I came up with this one today. I wasn't totally sure of what shape to do, but I started at the top, with the ferrule, and just continued on until I ended up with this one. I then gave it a slight textured finish and painted it a medium brown. While it looked OK, it wasn't for me and I then proceeded to give it a mottled appearance. It was the first time I ever used that idea, even in any of my art work. I used a combination of browns, tans, yellow and black. A Tuxedo knot of 24mm was used for the pic. With the textured finish, it just might be something I can build on, hopefully.........................

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    Last edited: Jan 12, 2019
  2. lightcs1776

    lightcs1776 Well-Known Member

    Great looking brush!

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  3. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Thanks Chris.
     
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  4. Enrico

    Enrico Well-Known Member

    Great Job! :happy088:
     
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  5. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Thank you Keith, something different.
     
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  6. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    very cool jim..nice work...
     
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  7. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Thank you Gary.
     
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  8. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    A while ago, @Jrdelgado sent me this Century #4 boar brush. The knot was brittle so I removed it..........
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    The only snag I had was that it had a metal insert that kept spinning while removing the knot with my rotary tool. It slowed me down some, but not a bad problem. Here it is dry fitted with a 24mm Tuxedo knot and letters filled in with black paint..........
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  9. Jrdelgado

    Jrdelgado Well-Known Member

    Looks great Jim! Like new!
     
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  10. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    cool brush..
     
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  11. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Thanks guys.
     
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  12. Douglas Carey

    Douglas Carey Insane Shaving Dude

    Looks great Jim.
     
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  13. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    Thank you Douglas.
     

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