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HandCrafted Mesquite Knife Scales and Striker Handle

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Project by LumberingWoodworker posted 02-13-2015 07:21 PM 3696 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is a knife and fire striker I crafted for a friend in exchange for leatherwork. I’ll be delivering them to their new owner this weekend. I used mesquite burl for the handles finished in Danish oil.

Enjoy!

....

-- http://www.TravelingCraftsman.etsy.com/





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Sammo

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#1 posted 02-13-2015 07:24 PM

Very nice…..I finished one in Wenge and have two more waiting to finish. They will be gifts. What did you think that blade blank?

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LumberingWoodworker

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#2 posted 02-13-2015 07:34 PM

Thank you!

To answer your question, I like these small skinner blade blanks from wood-craft-store. I picked up a few awhile back when they were on sale for about half off. I have noticed that the grinds on some of them are a little off when compared to the opposite side. The one used for this knife was one of the better ones.

-- http://www.TravelingCraftsman.etsy.com/

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WoodshopNerd

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#3 posted 02-13-2015 10:38 PM

Beautiful work!

-- Michael, http://www.bozemanguitars.com

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LumberingWoodworker

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#4 posted 02-14-2015 02:24 AM

Thank you. Out of all of the knives I put handles on this is my favorite.

-- http://www.TravelingCraftsman.etsy.com/

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Roger

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#5 posted 02-15-2015 12:47 AM

A nice pair of necessities

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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LumberingWoodworker

119 posts in 1958 days


#6 posted 02-15-2015 01:07 AM

I’m sure both will be put to good use. Their new owner was very excited to receive them this morning. The best part of making stuff is to see someone else happy to get it.

-- http://www.TravelingCraftsman.etsy.com/

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Lloe

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#7 posted 02-15-2015 06:14 PM

Good job Brian. Keep up the good work :)

-- I'm gonna go make some saw dust

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