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Project by zwwizard posted 12-10-2013 08:53 PM 1951 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I just spent the last 2 weeks making these knives for a knife show that was held on 7 Dec. But with 6 to 8” of snow and less then 10 deg outside I had forgo the event. Oh well at least I wont have to make any more for awhile now.

-- Richard http://www.PictureTrail.com/gallery/view?username=thewizz





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 12-10-2013 09:36 PM

Great looking assortment of shapes—all look like they’d do a very nice job.

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

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#2 posted 12-10-2013 09:38 PM

Send as Christmas gifts to all your LJ Buds…

Sorry to hear you couldn’t Go to your show – Bummer

Nice Looking knives

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#3 posted 12-10-2013 09:59 PM

They look great.

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mafe

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#4 posted 12-10-2013 10:48 PM

They look wonderful.
So many beautiful shapes there.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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#5 posted 12-11-2013 12:34 AM

Wow you have been very very busy… I like the various blade shapes. Sweeeet !!!!

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

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Planeman40

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#6 posted 12-11-2013 02:02 AM

May I ask what you used for blades?

Planeman

-- Always remember: It is a mathematical certainty that half the people in this country are below average in intelligence!

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MacB

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#7 posted 12-11-2013 10:06 AM

I’ve made many of projects, but never any carvings. Your display of knives makes me wanna give it a go.

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zwwizard

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#8 posted 12-11-2013 04:18 PM

Planeman: I use L-6 for most of the small blades. For the larger ones I use O-1.

-- Richard http://www.PictureTrail.com/gallery/view?username=thewizz

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 12-11-2013 04:52 PM

That’s a great collection of knives that you have made their. I’ve only made a couple of knives and would love to get more into it. It’s just real hard to find the time to do all you want to do.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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

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#10 posted 12-11-2013 11:21 PM

Way back when I was still gunsmithing, I made a set of carving tools for working on stock and inletting stocks, stuff like that. I made the handles from dowels, blades came from worn out hack saw blades, and mounted the blades using acroglass bedding compound. I still have, and use several of them in several shapes, some for grooving, some for plain carving and so forth, I used to just knock one out for a project I was working on and needed to have a blade just right to carve out a groove. Those do look great though, perhaps you can sell some on Ebay, that’s where I get stuff for my other hobby, building, and rebuilding computers, and now days working on laptops, as most folk don’t war to dig into a laptop because of the problem of getting to the motherboard, or even hard drive on a lot of models.

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