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Project by foxcrafts posted 1490 days ago 1494 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Used the last of the walnut and found a nice cedar plank to do up two more knives. One piece knives are easier than the glued in blades.





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Kindlingmaker

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#1 posted 1490 days ago

Very interesting and nice workmanship!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 1490 days ago

Real interesting! I like the colors and that it’s different as well, great idea!

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

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 1490 days ago

Very, very cool! I love these!

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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TreeBones

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#4 posted 1487 days ago

All your knives are great. Do you have some real stone knives to work from or photos? I have found some obsidian tools and arrow heads on my place here. I am always intrigued by this kind of stuff. Great work.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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foxcrafts

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#5 posted 1486 days ago

I do indeed have a number of authentic Indian artifacts that came mostly from Limestone County Alabama.
I don’t refer to them during carving. I’m basically “flying by the seat of my pants” using a mental picture.
I have another knife in process and hope to post it before too long. Thanks to all for the kind comments.

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Kristoffer

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#6 posted 1381 days ago

Your knives are fantastic! What kind of finish do you use on them?

-- Cheers and God Bless

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foxcrafts

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#7 posted 1381 days ago

Thanks for your compliment. Most of the knives have only been polished on a buffing wheel.
The ones with very dark wood have been colored with black leather dye. On some of the lighter cedar knives,
I have sprayed WD-40 to rub in and bring out the color.

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