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Project by John_G posted 10-06-2014 12:40 PM 998 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first knife build. The knife itself is just a kit that you can get. The scales (hadles) were traced from blanks that came with the knife kit. There made from quarter sawn sycamore. Cut out, roughed out, and then fine tuned with a dremel and hand sanding. The finish was a cpl coat of danish oil, then 3 coats of arm-r-seal, then wet sanded to polish it up. I can see these getting addicting to make, the kits are cheap and there are a multitude of design options especially if you get into metal filing as well.

-- John Gray





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 10-06-2014 02:24 PM

Very attractive and nicely done! Where did you get you kit?

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 10-06-2014 02:37 PM

That’s one cool knife,super scales are outstanding.

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#3 posted 10-06-2014 03:06 PM

Well done, looks great.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Surfside

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#4 posted 10-06-2014 09:45 PM

Sharp blade and love the work on the handle.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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John_G

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#5 posted 10-08-2014 01:54 PM

thanks everyone, the knife kit came from www.knifekits.com

-- John Gray

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