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Project by woodsman posted 02-04-2011 02:52 AM 2774 views 7 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Damascus steel head hand forged in Colorado. I made the handle out of Curly Maple and poured in place pewter butt cap. The wood it lays upon is burl Elm. I have a lot of folks asking to purchase them but I find it hard to part with them. So far I have sold four in total.





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CumberlandCowboy

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#1 posted 02-04-2011 03:11 AM

Beautiful Curly Maple…......

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#2 posted 02-04-2011 03:20 AM

That is absolutely beautiful…. The Curly Maple accentuates the Damascus steel very well….

-- David, Mesa Arizona

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#3 posted 02-04-2011 03:55 AM

This is awesome. It reminds me of mine, I love it. The curly maple makes such a nice handle. The Damascus steel makes for a great looking head and I love the detail in the butt cap. You do very nice work on all of them.

You just need to charge more, so it doesn’t hurt as bad to see them go.

-- "When was the last time you did something special for your gun?" www.jeffstarrstudio.com

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#4 posted 02-04-2011 04:07 AM

Very nice you’re a true artist. How many man hours do you think you have in it?

-- Clay Ortiz, North Georgia

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#5 posted 02-04-2011 05:03 AM

Great job on the axe Woodsman, how does one go about creating a ’ poured in place pewter cap’ ?
Also a 2nd question, where can these axe heads be purchased ? I tryed seaching the net for ’ Forest Forge and forrestforge and rogers ranger etc etc ’ and could find only these two;
http://forrestforge.biz/
http://www.forrestforge.com/forrestforge%26design2
- neither seems to offer just an axe head.

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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#6 posted 02-04-2011 06:41 AM

Sweet job all round…well done.

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#7 posted 02-04-2011 04:11 PM

Very sweet….I was just looking for a Franciscan last nite! As with Knottysticks….can you post where to get the heads?

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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woodsman

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#8 posted 02-04-2011 04:28 PM

This particular head came from Craig Barr out of colorado…Thanks for all of the positive comments.

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#9 posted 02-04-2011 05:56 PM

Excellent proportions – looks like it balances well. Very nice

-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com

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#10 posted 02-04-2011 06:01 PM

I love it!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#11 posted 02-04-2011 06:06 PM

I love IT!! I must make one for myself, this is definately going my favorites.

-- RJ

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#12 posted 02-04-2011 06:11 PM

I, too, would love to know how to get my hands on a damascus axe head. Really a striking piece!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#13 posted 02-04-2011 08:36 PM

Great project (’s), love all your tomahawks. That maple is a great way to go and hand forged Damascus, well you can’t get much better. Super cool.

Don’t you just love saying, tomahawks, tomahawks….........yea, cool man….....................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#14 posted 02-04-2011 09:27 PM

Very cool!

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#15 posted 02-05-2011 06:26 PM

I found it CaptianAhab – HERE -

Woodsman it would be great if you would share with us how to go about creating a ’ poured in place pewter cap’ ? Thanks.

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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