Oak Burl on Boone & Crockett Skinner

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Project by BrianBrianBrian posted 03-28-2016 04:57 PM 613 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Father-in-law cut down a large burl and gave me the wood. As a little x-mass present, he received a new buck skinner with some burl he collected from his backyard. A big thank you to Walter Sorrells, he has some amazing tutorials on youtube that covered all the steps in helping this little project out. I took his approach of creating the mosaic pins, although they didn’t turn out as nice, a little sloppy but not bad for my 1st attempt.

The picture above is actually a second knife I made for a neighbor because he loved the first one I made.

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#1 posted 03-28-2016 09:14 PM

Beautiful! Great wood, and love the pins

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#2 posted 03-28-2016 09:27 PM

not bad indeed,beautiful burl and the pins turned out might want to strengthen the small void with some dark epoxy,just to avoid that chipping off,but i love it,great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 03-28-2016 10:23 PM

Great job a real beauty

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

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#4 posted 03-29-2016 12:25 AM

Great looking skinner!

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#5 posted 03-30-2016 11:33 AM

Sweet knife! You gotta love the Burl. I’m with saw4fun, I like the pins.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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