Knife I just finished

Discussion in 'Other Weapons' started by Dan308, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. Dan308

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    Just finished this one and took some pics. I just can't seem to get the detail to come out on the handle.

    Here are the specs
    #106 Hunter
    1095 High Carbon, clay quenched in water
    Overall length 8 in.
    Blade cutting edge 3 3/4 in.
    Height 1 1/8 in.
    Stabilized Amboyna Burl bolsters
    Stabilized elk antler
    Mosaic brass pin
    Handmade leather sheath

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  2. PaulB

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    WOW! That's a beauty.
     

  3. Bucky

    Bucky Well-Known Member

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    Gr8 work Mate !

    Pat yourself on the back, it's an awesome effort

    Cheers Bucky
     
  4. Gumpy

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    That is a work of art, man!
     
  5. Dan308

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    thanks, I was really happy with the way that turned out. This one is on it's way to an elk hunt in Utah
     
  6. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporting

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    Very nice craftsmanship sir...!!
     
  7. oldbrass

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    thats a beaut, I don`t know my steel, is that from a file ?
     
  8. Dan308

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    this is from a file. Most old files made in the USA are 1095 tool steel and make excellent knives. I anneal these, work them and reharden them to RHC59-60. I etch them in ferric chloride to give it an old patina look.
     
  9. nelson55

    nelson55 Active Member

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    THAT'S A GREAT LOOKING KNIFE!
    Do you make any to sell?
    I would be interested in buying one.
     
  10. straightshooter

    straightshooter Well-Known Member

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    Your efforts speak loudly..........awesome knife for sure.
     
  11. FOUR4D4

    FOUR4D4 Moderator Moderator

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    This post has been dormant since 9/2013:eek:
     
  12. straightshooter

    straightshooter Well-Known Member

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    I wonder has he maybe finished a few more since then? LOL
     
  13. Dan308

    Dan308 Member

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    Thanks, here's a few more I just finished

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  14. Gumpy

    Gumpy AKA Richard Prestage

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    Super nice, Dan! The artist in you shows. Its good to hear from you again,Mon!
     
  15. straightshooter

    straightshooter Well-Known Member

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    It would be hard to choose one over another. Awesome blades.
     
  16. Dan308

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    here's a few more...

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  17. MattNH

    MattNH Well-Known Member

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    This style is my favorite. Excellent work.
     
  18. greyhawk50

    greyhawk50 Well-Known Member

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    Matt, you are a true craftsman. I'd be proud to add any of those to my collection.
     
  19. MattNH

    MattNH Well-Known Member

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    Dan does the knives! I would like to give it a try someday.
     
  20. greyhawk50

    greyhawk50 Well-Known Member

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    Oops. My bad. :(
    Nice work Dan!!!