There was an old frying pan in our kitchen. Without handle. I decided to restore it.

That is what all about:

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There was a fair mess inside the socket:

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After cleaning:

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Marking the socket on a block of birch wood:

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Reinforcing marking with a pencil:

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Transfering the socket dimensions on the other sides:

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Drawing a future handle:

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Sawing kerfs for easier removing material:

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Removing excess with an axe:

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The same on the other sides:

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Removing excess:

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Shaping the handle with a knife:

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Shaping the handle with a rasp:

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Shaping the plug:

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Marking grooves:

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Carving the grooves with a knife:

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Sanding:

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After treating with leenseed oil and laquer:

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Done.