LumberJocks

New Carving Knife

  • Advertise with us
Project by MShort posted 10-27-2013 05:18 PM 765 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
New Carving Knife
New Carving Knife No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

I made this carving knife yesterday and I like the feel and cut from this knife. The handle is some figured walnut from a scrap box. Thanks for looking.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---





11 comments so far

View lew's profile

lew

10154 posts in 2502 days


#1 posted 10-27-2013 06:03 PM

Nice!
Where did you get the blade?

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

12333 posts in 1852 days


#2 posted 10-27-2013 06:28 PM

Nice carving nice. It looks like it has a comfortable grip!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View MShort's profile

MShort

1729 posts in 2165 days


#3 posted 10-27-2013 07:08 PM

Lew,
The blades is from a floor scraper blade from the big box stores. I ground it down to the final shape making sure not to over heat the blade. The metal in the scraper blades are great for carving blades and hold a nice edge.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

View HillbillyShooter's profile

HillbillyShooter

4873 posts in 1039 days


#4 posted 10-27-2013 09:02 PM

Great looking knife—that blade looks really sharp. Nice job.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

View flintbone's profile

flintbone

184 posts in 1903 days


#5 posted 10-28-2013 12:16 AM

Nice job Mike. I have some of those scrapper blades also but I haven’t
found the time to make a knife yet.
Keep up the good work.
flint

-- If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein

View BTimmons's profile

BTimmons

2178 posts in 1232 days


#6 posted 10-28-2013 04:26 PM

Very nice. I should definitely make one of those for myself.

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

View sedcokid's profile

sedcokid

2686 posts in 2345 days


#7 posted 10-28-2013 04:52 PM

Great idea!! It looks comfortable to hold.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

View WayneC's profile

WayneC

12302 posts in 2844 days


#8 posted 10-28-2013 05:12 PM

Great knife. Which scraper blades are you using?

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

View MShort's profile

MShort

1729 posts in 2165 days


#9 posted 10-28-2013 05:40 PM

Thanks for all the comments.

Wayne—I am using the Personna 8” blades . They come in a 5 pack so you will have plenty of blades that you can make.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11343 posts in 922 days


#10 posted 10-31-2013 02:14 PM

Fantastic tool! Slick blade and the handle is beautiful. Great work!

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

16033 posts in 1613 days


#11 posted 10-31-2013 03:14 PM

You did a fine job on that knife.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase