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Marna-mouth: the last knife Marna

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Project by Pierrouf posted 10-15-2013 10:23 AM 1060 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I present the Marna-mouth, the last fixed knife straight out of the workshop.

The blade is steel XC75, full quenching and guilloche way “Mama.”
The handle is a combination of Walnut, Oak, Cherry and Padauk.
Rivets (copper and brass) are homemade.
It measures 20.5 cm by 9.5 cm sharp.
Weight of the beast: 111 grams

Side finishing the blade is mirror polished, the handle has been sanded to 500 grit then passed fondur and finally oiled.

Why Mama-mouth? Because its overall shape reminded me of the mammoth … (Pis also because it sounded good …)

Marna-mouth is to be found on my blog.

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





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Ozwald

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#1 posted 10-15-2013 02:14 PM

That’s a very nice looking knife. I really like the tang engraving.

-- When at first you don't succeed, get a bigger hammer.

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#2 posted 10-15-2013 03:33 PM

Another beauty. I love your knives.

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

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Pierrouf

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#3 posted 10-15-2013 08:51 PM

Thanks guys!!!

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

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#4 posted 10-18-2013 04:23 PM

Awesome knife! Like the attractive handle and beautiful blade. The engraving added a nice touch and the finish is amazing.

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Pierrouf

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#5 posted 11-14-2013 08:56 AM

Thank you all for your messages!

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

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