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crook knife

Discussion in 'Blades' started by mage2, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. mage2

    mage2 Monkey+++

    Anyone ever ponder making a crook/spoon/crooked knife? They are the ones used to make bowls and spoons and such.
    Just the heattreating would be an adventure.
    Any one have any ideas?
  2. BigUglyOne

    BigUglyOne Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Should be pretty easy Heat treating it wouldn't be any different than any other knife
  3. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    sharpen the edge of a piece of tubing or pipe( just making a circular chisel )right ?how about a copper elbow with a wooden handle on one end; sharpen the other for carving/scraping , maybe heat it and quench it fast to harden it up..Just mcgyvering..[booze]:)Or just use hot coals to burn a bowl or spoon.

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  4. BigUglyOne

    BigUglyOne Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Make the knife as you would any other then heat it and bend it into the arch you want then heat treat
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