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Project by Pierrouf posted 09-20-2013 08:24 AM 1965 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I always wanted to try my hand at the cutlery, so I bought a steel bar and got started.

After long hours shaping blades, make the heat treatment, shape sleeves, finishes, etc …

The first is called Mama-One, it measures 19 cm, the handle is made of cherry wood and secured with brass rivets. This knife is designed to cook.

The second is called Mama-Dashi, il is a Kiridashi (Japanese style) 15.5 cm 5 cm edge. The handle is made of oak and amaranth. This knife is designed to cut leather.

I hope not too digress … after all this is a kind of woodworking, is not it?

All tutorials are available on my blog : http://marna-workshop.blogspot.fr/

-- Pierrouf, France : http://marna-workshop.blogspot.fr/





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mafe

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#1 posted 09-20-2013 09:57 AM

Really fine work on those knifes.
Really enjoy Mama-One.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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BTimmons

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#2 posted 09-20-2013 02:55 PM

Those are all great looking knives! Very creative designs with the hollow tangs and grips. And I love the file work on the spines. Just beautiful. If these are your first go at making knives, I think you’re off to an awesome start.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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WayneC

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#3 posted 09-20-2013 03:11 PM

Wonderful. Looking forward to seeing more of your creations.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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bobasaurus

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#4 posted 09-20-2013 04:51 PM

Great job. The grind and finishing look really professional. The lettering in the filework is neat. What steel are you using?

-- Allen, Colorado

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hoss12992

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#5 posted 09-20-2013 08:39 PM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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ringtail

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#6 posted 09-20-2013 09:46 PM

Great show of talent. I love the leather knife That would look good a a very functional knife for my tool box.

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Chris Cook

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#7 posted 09-21-2013 12:32 AM

Great work.

-- Chris, “as soon as you come up with something foolproof, they come up with a better fool""

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aussiedave

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#8 posted 09-21-2013 01:39 AM

Nice handles and blades…well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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Pierrouf

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#9 posted 09-23-2013 02:22 PM

thank you all,

bobasaurus, I use the XC75 steel

-- Pierrouf, France : http://marna-workshop.blogspot.fr/

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 09-24-2013 02:44 PM

You make great looking knives! Awesome blades and gorgeous handles. First try on cutlery or not, you do impressive work.

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Pierrouf

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#11 posted 09-24-2013 03:20 PM

Thank you for the compliment.
It was actually my first 2 achievements cutlery, I have a third fixed knife preparation before starting folding knives.

-- Pierrouf, France : http://marna-workshop.blogspot.fr/

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