New Knifemaker to the Site

Discussion in 'Blades' started by jstalljon, Jun 22, 2010.


  1. jstalljon

    jstalljon Monkey+

    New to the site...love it so far. Have always loved the outdoors, but really enjoy being hands on and trying to be more self sufficient as possible.

    Just finished reading this book for about the 10th time...really causes one to repose and focus on 'want' vs. 'need'. One of my favorite reads of all time.

    Amazon.com: One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey (Annivers (9780882405131): Sam Keith, Richard Proenneke: Books

    I'll work on getting my profile filled out, but for now just wanted to introduce myself.

    I'm an avid hunter and outdoorsman, I take great pride in processing all my own harvested game. I also try to grow a great deal of what I consume and strive to leave the smallest footprint on the earth I tread.

    I recently started making and heat treating my own knives and in turn tried my hand at making and sewing sheaths as well.

    Hope to learn a lot great deal on this site.
    Jon

    My first few knives and sheaths (the sheath on the right still needed formed and treated)

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  2. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    Welcome. wow! I particularly like the darker sheath.:) Nice
     
  3. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Uh Oh...knives. There goes my budget. Again.

    ;)


    Welcome Jon, and if you get that "want vs need" thing figured out? Let me know how to do it as well, please? :)

    Enjoy..and look forward to seeing more...
     
  4. kevinh

    kevinh Monkey+

    Welcome

    Wow...nice knives. I can take some tips from you.
     
  5. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    FANTASTIC work! I can't wait to see more!!!
     
  6. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    Very nice work... great craftsmanship for sure!
     
  7. moss man

    moss man Monkey+++

    Welcome.. Great looking knives..
     
  8. sharpeblades

    sharpeblades Monkey+

    New knives

    Congratulations on your knives they look good .How long have you been making them???
     
  9. azranger

    azranger Monkey+

    I really like the looks of that first one. Are you selling them??
     
  10. tjeffries

    tjeffries Monkey+

    As a retired meat cutter, I can see I'm in trouble now, I love knives.
     
  11. Valkman

    Valkman Knifemaker Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Nice knives!
     
  12. bnmb

    bnmb On Hiatus Banned

    Welcome!...Another artist! Veeeery nice!
     
  13. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    welcome aboard some great looking work you have accomplished there.
     
  14. sticks65

    sticks65 Monkey++

    Beautiful work.

    Welcome.
     
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