American Holly Blades

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Project by CaptainAhab posted 1296 days ago 2027 views 10 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

American Holly is one of my favorite woods and works perfectly for steel blade replication. Also used Yellowheart for brass/gold. Handles are; Apple, Bloodwood, Koa, Walnut and Cherry.

-- Dave

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#1 posted 1296 days ago

Beautiful job, great, authentic looking knives. Realistic looking too.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#2 posted 1295 days ago

Cool looking blades Dave, thanks for showing them.

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#3 posted 1295 days ago

I’d say these are all “a cut above” the norm. (you may groan now)

Seriously, these are some great depictions of the cuttler’s art. Have you ever done any in real steel?

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#4 posted 1295 days ago

Interesting pieces Dave. Very fine craftsmanship… like all your other work. Holly is a favorite of mine also… wonderful to work with. You certainly did the wood justice. Thanks for posting these gems.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#5 posted 1295 days ago

Realistic looking bowie knifes nice,nice,nice!

-- A poor man has poor way's

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-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#7 posted 1245 days ago

I like your work, knives and guns are excellent.

-- My English and my woodworking are matching skills.

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