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Project by Wiktor Siwanowicz posted 11-07-2009 11:07 PM 2858 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello!

this is my 3rd. knife i have ever done.
push-dagger, hollow grind

materials:
steel: 420
lapacho wood
brass
leather
maki-e
natural oil finish

weight: 138 g
blade dimensions: 42×69 x 6,5 mm
knife dimensions: 120×85 mm

i hope You like it, and i don’t want to offend anyone with this title :D

-- www.padjas-siwanowicz.com





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tinnman65

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#1 posted 11-07-2009 11:16 PM

I like the title, it is what it is a chest opener. nice looking knife especially for just your third one

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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dustyal

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#2 posted 11-07-2009 11:51 PM

nice workmanship and design.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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WoodWrangler

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#3 posted 11-08-2009 12:55 AM

Very cool … and excellent craftsmanship!

-- Jeremy, Bradenton, Florida

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 11-08-2009 01:09 AM

Scary knife but super inlay

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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huff

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#5 posted 11-08-2009 03:32 AM

Awesome design and build. beautiful inlay.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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scottb

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#6 posted 11-08-2009 06:20 AM

functional? art. hopefully less functional, more art. ;) Very nicely done. beauty!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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nmkidd

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#7 posted 11-08-2009 10:28 AM

Well crafted piece of cutlery…..beautiful inlay.

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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Dusty56

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#8 posted 11-08-2009 09:28 PM

Are you a Doctor ? LOL Nice craftsmanship : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Kent Shepherd

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#9 posted 11-10-2009 01:33 AM

Remind me to never offend you

Nice job—-SIR

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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mcoyfrog

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#10 posted 11-10-2009 08:25 PM

hee hee great knife and excellent craftsmanship

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Skillet

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#11 posted 11-11-2009 04:00 AM

It was the title that got my attention, then the fine job just clinched it after I opened the link.

-- Skillet, Louisiana

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mtkate

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#12 posted 11-11-2009 04:04 AM

I sure hope you don’t sell those things (to guys in little dark alley ways) .... the first picture was a little unnerving…. hopefully this is a hunting implement?

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Karson

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#13 posted 11-17-2009 05:59 PM

Some great workmanship there. Nioce job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Diamondback

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#14 posted 12-27-2009 12:55 AM

Beautifully done in all aspects. I’m extremely impressed! Great stuff!

-- Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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