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Project by alaskadiver posted 02-18-2011 01:23 AM 1755 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Commission by a friend for her husband. Traditional scandinavian design using lacewood and birch, with antler accents. The stand’s base is solid lacewood with 5 coats of tung oil that was buffed with steel wool between coats. Caribou shed was routerd in and epoxied to stay in place, same with the small button of moose antler the blade rests on. I didn’t make the blade, it was done by a Danish smith.

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knottysticks

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#1 posted 02-18-2011 01:32 AM

nice work alaskadiver, I really think the stand it adds to the knife. It is hard to see in the picture but what kind of blade is that?

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#2 posted 02-18-2011 03:40 AM

amazing! I may be interested in having a knife commissioned for a family member. Is there anyway you could email me some information?

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#3 posted 02-18-2011 05:42 PM

Very cool! knife. I ping some of my blade’s I make from scratch. thanks! for posting.

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alaskadiver

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#4 posted 03-04-2011 01:26 AM

The blade is from a Nordic smith Mickael Eklund (spelling might be wrong). Super sharp stainless scandi grind blade. I lack the facilities to forge my own currently.

-- "Nothing is worse than a brilliant picture of a fuzzy concept"--Ansel Adams

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#5 posted 06-07-2017 12:27 PM

This is a beautiful piece and a real eye catcher. It has nice details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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