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Japfin, knife no 59
Japan meets Finland

As the headline explains, this is a try to make a knife that fusion the elegance of knifes from Japan and Finland.


The blog is about the one on top.

My knife making is my meditation and after I started forging blades also, it has gotten a new dimension.

This post is from the blog: http://lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog/97466


Pictures:
1. The knife in the sheath.
2. Forging the blade from a old spring..
3. Figuring out the design
4. Shaping the handle.
5. Sewing the sheath.
6. MaFe has left the building again…

Hope this can inspire.

Best thoughts,

MaFe

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.





14 comments so far

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tyvekboy

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#1 posted 11-29-2016 11:01 PM

Nice job.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 11-29-2016 11:14 PM

Very good, Mads…

How did you cut those small holes in the leather?
... how did you ‘stitch’ it up?

So COOL… never have seen sheaths like that before…

Thank you…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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NaFianna

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#3 posted 11-29-2016 11:22 PM

There are so many beautiful things in this post. Several beautifully executed crafts. Beautiful photos. Beautiful result.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 11-29-2016 11:27 PM

Excellent, Mads!!!!!!!!! I just love what you come up with!! Nice going…..........Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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mafe

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#5 posted 11-30-2016 12:01 AM

These are the types that I wanted to melt into a new form:

Japanese.

Finland, Lapland.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Druid

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#6 posted 11-30-2016 12:40 AM

Quite innovative Mads. Nice mixture of different styles.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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shipwright

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#7 posted 11-30-2016 03:04 AM

Nice one Mads. Japfin iss good ….. Or maybe Japlap? :-)

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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doubleDD

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#8 posted 11-30-2016 05:13 AM

Excellent way to blend two cultures together. Super job.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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majuvla

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#9 posted 11-30-2016 08:14 AM

Quite nice combination and you are very skilled in various areas – wood/metal/leather.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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R_Stad

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#10 posted 11-30-2016 01:15 PM

Fine work Mads. Always enjoy your posts.

-- Rod - Oregon

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 11-30-2016 03:10 PM

Mads, you are really advancing in this hobby and/or profession. This all looks great and it’s so interesting and I know that you really love doing this.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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knife

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#12 posted 11-30-2016 04:43 PM

very nice. I will have to look at trying my hand at the style of the sheath. I like it a lot.

-- Chad -- Buffalo, NY

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Ron Aylor

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#13 posted 11-30-2016 05:17 PM

As always, Mads, pure artistry! Peace.

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LumberingWoodworker

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#14 posted 12-03-2016 02:35 AM

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