My second knife with an unexpected stain for the wood

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My second knife with an unexpected stain for the wood
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This is my second knife. I made it mainly only to practice different technigues and see how the design works in real life. The knife turned out much better looking tahn expected and it fit my hand relly well. This was a budget build and I’m only using some scrap materials (pine and unknown structural steel) and some shoe polish to finish the wood because I didn’t happen to have anything else with the color I wanted. The shoe polish worked perfectly as far as I can tell.

I also practiced videomaking on this project:

-- Check out my youtube channel:

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#1 posted 07-25-2017 04:01 PM

Nice looking knife The shoe polish did a good job

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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#2 posted 07-25-2017 04:44 PM

Hello Randommaker

The curves are splendid
Nice work

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#3 posted 07-25-2017 06:03 PM

Beautiful shape on the handle and steel.

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#4 posted 07-26-2017 12:27 AM

Cool look. I thought the unexpected stain would be red :)

-- Rick M,

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#5 posted 07-26-2017 01:52 AM

Great video. I like the way you start with a drawing to show the finished concept before just going to a bunch of cutting and grinding video.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#6 posted 07-26-2017 02:48 AM

Very Nice .! I love the way you worked with the tools and materials available.

-- "Tying shoelaces was way harder than learning to Whistle",,,,,member MWTCA area K. Kentucky

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#7 posted 07-26-2017 11:15 AM

This knife is quite beautiful and very creative. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 07-26-2017 12:51 PM

Hello and welcome! Nice job. Your first project turned out to be top 3!!! Good start ;)

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#9 posted 07-26-2017 03:18 PM

Welcome 2 LJ’s


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