Announcement   Woodworking is where my heart is and it is apparent that is where my talents lie. I began working with wood as a young boy helping my Dad with projects around our home, Then in high school, I took wood shop and never looked back. During my time in the US Army, I was exposed to many weapons but the Colt 1911 .45 caliber pistol was by far my favorite. However, I never liked the grips, therefore, I made a pair of grips for my pistol. Friends saw them and wanted to know where I got them. When I told them I made them, well, I think you can guess where that went. After making many sets of grips, I noticed the grips available on the open market were either not up to par in my opinion or were just not attractive. I love exotic woods so I decided to make grips for pistols using exotic woods and sell them at a reasonable price.

I welcome special orders. If there is something special you want for yourself or a loved one, please send me a message and let's discuss it.


Thanks again for all your support and confidence you have shown in us.

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Last updated on Nov 8, 2015

Woodworking is where my heart is and it is apparent that is where my talents lie. I began working with wood as a young boy helping my Dad with projects around our home, Then in high school, I took wood shop and never looked back. During my time in the US Army, I was exposed to many weapons but the Colt 1911 .45 caliber pistol was by far my favorite. However, I never liked the grips, therefore, I made a pair of grips for my pistol. Friends saw them and wanted to know where I got them. When I told them I made them, well, I think you can guess where that went. After making many sets of grips, I noticed the grips available on the open market were either not up to par in my opinion or were just not attractive. I love exotic woods so I decided to make grips for pistols using exotic woods and sell them at a reasonable price.

I welcome special orders. If there is something special you want for yourself or a loved one, please send me a message and let's discuss it.


Thanks again for all your support and confidence you have shown in us.

Penguin's Grips

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An Old Viet Nam Era Vet that loves woodworking

I began working with wood as a young boy helping my Dad with projects around our home, Then in high school, I took wood shop and never looked back. During my time in the US Army, I was exposed to many weapons but the Colt 1911 .45 caliber pistol was by far my favorite. However, I never liked the grips, therefore, I made a pair of grips for my pistol. Friends saw them and wanted to know where I got them. When I told them I made them, well, I think you can guess where that went. After making many sets of grips, I noticed the grips available on the open market were either not up to par in my opinion or were just not attractive. I love exotic woods so I decided to make grips for pistols using exotic woods and sell them at a reasonable price. Then my Granddaughters were the ones that really got me interested in building doll furniture for them after they attended an American Girl Weekend. After making beds, tables, chairs, armories and many other things I decided to offer my work for sale and have been making doll beds for several years. I use nothing but quality wood and each piece is built just like full size furniture is built. Check my items. Look at the quality. You be the judge.

I welcome special orders. If there is something special you want for yourself or a loved one, please send me a message and let's discuss it.

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    Just an old VietNam Era Vet that loves woodworking and collectibles. Each pair of grips are made from beautiful exotic woods. Contact me with special requests. I have many exotic and burled woods in my inventory.

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