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Old 01-22-2010, 01:41 AM
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Default A little odd: Handmade wooden . . . umm . . . toys

So . . . this is a new project of mine, and I'm kind of doing research. Not THAT kind of research! (Well, maybe some of that kind of research )

Anyway, I've been making hand-turned wooden sex toys. I've made three so far, and have had good feedback so far. I've been considering marketing them, and was just curious if people are intrigued or interested in such a thing.

I'd be happy to post some photos, if people want to see what I'm talking about. This really isn't something I feel comfortable putting up on my woodworking forums . . .
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Old 01-22-2010, 01:46 AM
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There's nothing like a nice woody.
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Old 01-22-2010, 05:59 AM
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splinters? ouch!
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Too funny !
The first one we ever had I made out of a nice piece of rock maple. Other toys were rare & hard to get where we were at the time. Still have it !
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splinters? ouch!
not if they are properly sanded and polished, and who doesn't like polished wood?
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Old 01-24-2010, 12:01 AM
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Definitely no splinters from these guys. I turn them from all manner of hardwoods, usually exotics, using an eccentric turning technique to provide interesting profiles. I sand them, usually to 220 grit, and then carefully check for any rough spots that need to be filled to smooth them.

After completion, they are finished with at least 4 coats of a heat, water, and alcohol resistant food-safe finish that is very, very durable but thin and smooth. They are able to be used with any type of lubricant, and can be hand washed very easily.

The nice thing about wood is that it feels very organic (both hard and soft at the same time), warms quickly, and retains that warmth.

I'm on my phone right now, but I'll post pics of the first few a little later. Don't worry. No demonstration photos...
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Old 01-24-2010, 12:32 AM
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Here's a few pics, for those who care . . .


This was the first one. It's smaller than I've ended going with, and was made from a rather light piece of black walnut, so it doesn't have the best heft. It was also a smaller piece of wood, so the profile isn't as good.


This is the second one. It's made from purpleheart, and is very nice. This particular one has had very good reviews, and I can personally vouch for it's efficact . . .

The profile was specifically designed to reach the g-spot, and from what I've been told, it does that quite effectively. The third one, which I can't seem to find any pictures of right not, is made from yellowheart, and is slightly . . . girthier . . . than either of these.

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measurements/prices?
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Old 01-24-2010, 12:46 AM
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They generally run around 9" in length, and the last one (which is the only one I have on hand to measure) had a diameter of about 5" at the broadest part of the head.

As far as price, I haven't worked that out completely yet, and I don't want to cross a line by appearing to offer a commercial product through the board.

Send me a PM, though, and I'd be happy to discuss it with you. I imagine the pricing will be more than a cheapo vibe, but less than some of the really fancy ones with all the attachments.
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