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My 2 knives

Discussion in 'Blades' started by mage2, Nov 10, 2007.


  1. mage2

    mage2 Monkey+++

    I have made both of these from "mostly" finished carbon steel blades.

    BTW possibly a dialup warning. The images are 800x400 ish and jpgs compressed.

    The Bowie is a 7" blade with a brass guard and a water buffalo horn handle.


    The "eating" knife is stabilized wedge wood with carbon fiber bolsters (they just about disappear) The eating knife had a mirror finish but is getting used so its getting a patina on the blade. It has a superglue finish , I made it first.

    I am still working on my forging , its finally cool enough here in texas to work on it more. But I have not created a blade that I felt good enough about to finish.

    What do you think?
    bowie. eating_knife.
     
  2. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Wow. Those look great.
    Nice work.
    Love that Buffalo horn!
     
  3. ozarkgoatman

    ozarkgoatman Resident goat herder

    Like Melbo said both are nice but I love the bufflo horn handle, that is to cool. [winkthumb]

    OGM
     
  4. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    Very nice!... horn and other natural materials are always nice... keep up the good work![beer]
     
  5. Hispeedal2

    Hispeedal2 Nay Sayer

    I, also, am digging the bufflo horn.
     
  6. mage2

    mage2 Monkey+++

    Thanks for all of the comments, I am trying to decide what the next one will be. I am currently in the middle of a AK build so it will be a little while. Using the BFH method is painful.
     
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