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I made this for my brother-in-law. I hope to make more!
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#1 posted 10-16-2008 03:09 PM
Great looking knike and sheath. Did you manufacture the blade, also?
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#2 posted 10-16-2008 04:02 PM
Wells, good looking knife, but that’s my question too, where / how did you get the blade. Did you make it yourself?
#3 posted 10-16-2008 06:42 PM
I made the blade from a circular saw blade. I cut it out with a composite blade on a 7” grinder, then finished it on a grinding wheel.
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#4 posted 10-16-2008 07:20 PM
interesting…come on give us the details. Is that copper I see?
#5 posted 10-17-2008 05:20 AM
Sorry, Dennis. Being new here I don’t know the protocol yet. Well, I told you how I made the blade. I fashioned the handle from red oak, and used two-ton epoxy to secure it. The copper is an end cap for a 3/4” line, shortened with a hack saw. The tine on the blade extends nearly the length of the handle. In the future, I will make the tine longer and put a hole in it for a leather strap.
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