Cedar and Walnut Creations

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Project by foxcrafts posted 07-03-2010 03:14 AM 1886 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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#1 posted 07-03-2010 06:38 AM

Very interesting and nice workmanship!

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

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#2 posted 07-03-2010 11:19 AM

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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#3 posted 07-03-2010 02:02 PM

Very, very cool! I love these!


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 07-05-2010 08:56 PM

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

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#5 posted 07-07-2010 03:52 PM

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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#6 posted 10-19-2010 08:01 PM

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

-- Cheers and God Bless

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#7 posted 10-20-2010 02:54 PM

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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