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Project by Hawken posted 01-26-2013 03:38 AM 1769 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A knife I built for my sister (what can I say? I have a cool sister!). Hidden tang pattern forge-welded hunter/skinner. The handle is a single piece of stabilized maple burl, cut and shaped, 4 and 3/4” long, 7/8” in diameter at the widest point (she has small hands.). Thanks for looking.

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gfadvm

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#1 posted 01-26-2013 03:51 AM

NICE job of that damascus! The handle is a perfect mate for it.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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USAFPOL

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#2 posted 01-26-2013 05:01 AM

Nice job, love the style of it.

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Hawken

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#3 posted 01-26-2013 05:16 AM

Apologies. I did not mean to misrepresent. The blade is from a fella in NC. I just did the brass and handle. My steel work isn’t near that level.

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 01-26-2013 05:24 AM

You and that “fella in NC” made a great knife!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 01-26-2013 01:17 PM

Nice job. Now I have to look up what “stabilized” really means :)

Ahhh :
Stabilized Maple Burl. Why Stabilize? Stabilized woods have been impregnated with monomers and acrylics to produce a dimensionally stable wood.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#6 posted 01-26-2013 01:41 PM

That’s a real nice knife and I bet that your sister loved it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#7 posted 01-27-2013 04:50 PM

Very cool

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