His and hers knives

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Project by McLeanVA posted 06-11-2015 01:45 PM 3517 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Two more knife scales made from Peruvian walnut, cherry and thin maple and walnut veneer strips. Really enjoying the shaping process and the finesse that these little buggers entail. Coated with 5 coats of Tru Oil, buffed on the buffing wheel with Tripoli compound, White diamond and a final coat of wax.

Fairly simple projects to make. Now I just need to learn some leather-making skills so that I can crank out some sheaths.

As always, I hope they inspire you to try out a new project.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#1 posted 06-11-2015 02:20 PM

Those handles look great, nice work.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 06-11-2015 03:28 PM

Nice knives

Which one is the “hers”? I’d sure hate for her to be coming after me with either one! :-)

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#3 posted 06-11-2015 06:03 PM

@JoeinGa – “Hers” is whichever one she wants at that very moment.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#4 posted 06-11-2015 06:11 PM

Very nice. I like the pieces of wood they are displayed on as well….lots of rough character versus the sleek smooth wood on the knives.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#5 posted 06-11-2015 08:38 PM

These are beautiful, Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 06-11-2015 09:41 PM

wow tey are great looking!you did a real nice job!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain

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#7 posted 06-11-2015 11:17 PM

Looks great I need to make a cpl of these.. Well done

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

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#8 posted 06-17-2015 01:21 AM

Super nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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