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Project by Filinvested posted 1185 days ago 1613 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I like the experience of “knives dressing”. Here are three of my recent work.
1. Olive and ironwood.
2. Ironwood and mammoth ivory.
3. Red ebony and mammoth ivory.





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FumblesWithTools

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#1 posted 1185 days ago

Lovely! How does the octagonal design feel in the hand?

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mafe

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#2 posted 1185 days ago

Truely beautiful knifes.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

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

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 1185 days ago

They are really incredible. I love the shape of the handles! Beautiful work!

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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Dez

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#4 posted 1185 days ago

Very cool, beautiful work!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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RJS

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#5 posted 1185 days ago

That looks REALLY GOOD! I have just ordered a set of kitchen knives to make for my wife, now I will probably feel too inadequate to post my knives, LOL. That looks awesome.

-- RJ

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#6 posted 1185 days ago

Beautiful knifes. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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B13

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#7 posted 1185 days ago

Unique handles. did you make your blades? mammoth Ivory sure Is hard to carve.

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Filinvested

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#8 posted 1185 days ago

Thanks you very much for the feedback.
With these knives I solved ‘The Gift Problem’ this New Year.
I buy ready-made blades. The handle making was quite easy and enjoyable affair. Decorative rings are also easy to make.
The first knife handle is not regular octagon, but rather resembles a coffin. It was VERY convenient for kitchen work, when you do not need a lot of effort.

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#9 posted 1184 days ago

Care to share your sources for blades and ivory?

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

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Filinvested

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#10 posted 1184 days ago

BigTiny:
‘Care to share your sources for blades and ivory?’
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I have no one source for blades but lately I like in the knifemaking.com
Mammoth ivory is not a problem in Russia – in north-east you can find it at 20-100 USD/lb.

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BigTiny

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#11 posted 1183 days ago

Thanks for the knife lead. I’ll have to check them out.
Being in Canada, mammoth ivory is a bit scarcer than in mother Russia. I’d like to get a few pieces some time for some scottish blades; a dirk and a skean dhu (the little knife we highlanders carry in our sock).

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

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Filinvested

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#12 posted 1183 days ago

BigTiny:
‘I’d like to get a few pieces…’
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I can send you mammoth bark ivory (if it not be on the customs ban list in Russia).

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