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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.
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#1 posted 10-27-2013 06:03 PM
Nice!Where did you get the blade?
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#2 posted 10-27-2013 06:28 PM
Nice carving nice. It looks like it has a comfortable grip!!
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#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.
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#4 posted 10-27-2013 09:02 PM
Great looking knife—that blade looks really sharp. Nice job.
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#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
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#6 posted 10-28-2013 04:26 PM
Very nice. I should definitely make one of those for myself.
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#7 posted 10-28-2013 04:52 PM
Great idea!! It looks comfortable to hold.
Thanks for sharing
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#8 posted 10-28-2013 05:12 PM
Great knife. Which scraper blades are you using?
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#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.
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#10 posted 10-31-2013 02:14 PM
Fantastic tool! Slick blade and the handle is beautiful. Great work!
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#11 posted 10-31-2013 03:14 PM
You did a fine job on that knife.
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