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Parthew 07-21-2010 08:32 PM

Wooden Shift Knob
I was rather bored today so I decided to make a shift knob. I found some wood in my basement and started turning. I got a few nuts from lowes that were M12x1.25 (they were in the specialty nut/bolt section) and glued it in with some JB Weld. If you want more information, just ask! :D

Heres some new pictures with a new finish on it:

man show 07-22-2010 08:46 AM

Hmm.. creative. You get 10 points.

Trevvrx 10-01-2010 09:48 AM

i Like it very unique and creative

wiechWRX 10-22-2010 10:09 AM

Now make me one except for a six speed ;)

man show 10-23-2010 08:12 AM

^ What's that?! Another WRX with a 6 speed? Do tell :)

wiechWRX 10-25-2010 03:35 PM

haha yea i bought it swapped had 30,000 and tranny was out of an 07 with 7,000 miles on it :)

dragon wagon 11-07-2012 07:19 PM

Sorry to dig up such an old thread, but I'm almost done making a wooden knob for my car and I was wondering what coating you used on yours. Does anybody know what coating is used on factory wood trim, im going for that kind of a look and i want it to hold up well and not yellow.

pzr2874 11-08-2012 06:09 AM

Don't do polyurethane

Find a stain

dragon wagon 11-08-2012 05:08 PM

[quote=pzr2874;287632]Don't do polyurethane

Find a stain[/quote]

well i made it out of a piece of cocobolo which won't even take a stain. I was jus looking for something to protect and keep it lookin fresh.

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