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knife number 2

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Project by hardhead posted 01-31-2012 10:46 PM 1247 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is knife number two. I built this in hopes of auctioning it off for the Virginia Trappers association. It is a skinning knife. I got a bunch of knife scales at a sale and not sure what kind of wood this is. If someone could help that would be great. Hope u like it.

-- HardHead.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-31-2012 11:02 PM

A great looking knife,very nice work.

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Mark A. DeCou

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#2 posted 01-31-2012 11:43 PM

love the shape of the blade, good finishing work, good luck with the auction,
Mark

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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#3 posted 04-16-2012 06:19 PM

Hey! I love that knife!

All my best,
Aaron

-- DaytonHM Dayton Va.

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#4 posted 04-16-2012 06:22 PM

Thats a nice looking knife I wish it were in my woodshop. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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jackass

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#5 posted 07-27-2012 05:47 PM

I am just getting into knife making, my son and I are knife freaks and want to try making one. I picked up an old truck spring off the side of the road the other day and got even more excited. My wife thinks I’m nuts. But going to give it a try. I too, would like to see more pics of the grinder. I’ve read a lot of articles on annealing and tempering, and of course don’t know where to turn. The temperatures have to be high. A young lady next door to my office, makes pottery and has a kiln. I don’t want to use it in case I damage it. Seems there are many different kilns for glass, pottery, knives etc; I ran across one article that uses sawdust in a hole in the ground for annealing and tempering. Thank you for the encouraging post. Perhaps Lumberjocks could start a section on knife making. I have seen a few posts on the subject, including a knife from an old lawn mower blade.
Jack

-- Jack Keefe Shediac NB Canada

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#6 posted 12-30-2012 06:37 PM

Good looking knife.

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#7 posted 03-27-2014 01:05 PM

Very nice.

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#8 posted 03-27-2014 01:06 PM

Given the color and the grain it may be walnut.

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