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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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That is a work of art, man!
 

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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
 

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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.
 

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

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

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Matt, you are a true craftsman. I'd be proud to add any of those to my collection.
Dan does the knives! I would like to give it a try someday.
 
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