First attempt at a pick - Lock Picking

I have been wanting to make a pick but have been searching for an appropriate material when I finally came across our banding material used at work.

I am really liking my Sparrows Medusa, so I decided on a whim to trace its shape and see how difficult it would be to cut with my zip disks got my Dremel.


The initial cut wasn't too bad. I made sure to leave lots of material to work with.


I then used a grinding bit and file to start making shape of the tip.


It's really starting to take shape here




At this point the tip is a bit long, but it works just as great as the original. I was really wanting to make it personable to me, so I started making a top hat in inspiration of Mad Hatter Labs.



At this point I was pretty happy with it. When originally starting with the banding it was .031 thick with coating, and I was able to bring it to .026 which allowed for clean movements.


After letting the paint dry I have been successful in picking and raking with this design.

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