Where is all of the Monkey Knife makers?

Discussion in 'Blades' started by Quigley_Sharps, Mar 22, 2013.


  1. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Getting the itch for a new one... [viking]
     
  2. Bear

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

    No MKMs ???... sort of curious... how's that itch?... and what's kind of pointy sharp thing is it itching for?... :)
     
  3. inrick55

    inrick55 Monkey+

    what do you need as soon as it gets warm im going to start making again?????
     
  4. gunbunny

    gunbunny Never Trust A Bunny

    A nice machete! It doesn't have to be full size- a short one would be nice since I have a bunch of good full sized ones.

    Spring steel would be great!

    Another idea would be the longest Tanto blade (14 or so inches) that you could fit into your heat treat oven. O2 tool steel, differentially heat treated with heat shielding paste, etc...

    Everybody always tells me I ask for too much.
     
  5. Brokor

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

    If anybody ever starts making hand-forged gladius swords without too much of a bulbous counterweight, sign me up for one. Those babies would sell like a blonde prostitute in Asia.
     
  6. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Sorry took me a bit to get back.
    I think something big, a sword would be cool, I could get behind one of those broker.
     
  7. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    If your into CUSTOM, I have a Friend who is a Master BladeSmith... You can get anything you want...
     
  8. inrick55

    inrick55 Monkey+

    i will put some of my work later like i say it has to warm up lol
    but i will see what i can make like a camp knife or machette
     
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  9. Brokor

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

    Seriously, if any of you guys make knives and would like to make some money, you are missing out. Big time.

    Let me provide you with an example.

    Go to YouTube. Create an account if you haven't already. Make a few videos about your knives. Play music if you don't want to talk. Use good lighting. Make friends.

    Next, head over to Gear Bastion and start an account for free: Gearbastion Artisan Home
    I will even give you a few YouTube folks who are into knife making, forging and the like and are very good people, just to help you out a bit...

    Edwyrd Karn - YouTube
    Trollsky Custom Knives - YouTube
    Doberman Knives - YouTube
    www.gavko.info = My knife cave - YouTube

    What does all this mean? Simple. Some of these guys and many others are selling their knives quite easily. In fact, let's look at Doberman Knives' latest.

    He listed the knife yesterday. I missed the email. Guess what? Already sold. It wasn't cheap, either. He said it sold in about 18 minutes after listing it. Nice knife...

    Just saying. If I had any inclination to have some fun with this, I would. I am into leather currently. =) Maybe some day. Leather is so much fun!
     
  10. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Ya, don't forget to advertise here [viking]
     
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  11. munchy

    munchy Monkey+

    Just got a coke forge and am hoping to start playing with it soon, I want to make one of those woodsman pals, not sure if anyone has seen them but they're like a cross between a machete and bolivian hatchet, Ive found info on the net and have a friend on the rendevous circuit but if anyone has tips I would be gratefull.
     
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  12. DanielRP

    DanielRP Forging Father of seven

    Hello all! Daniel here from Eastern Oregon. I am a custom blade smith and have been colaborating with a smith who has been forging blades for 16 years, I have been at it for 3 years and also collect and sell blacksmithing tools. I am also a gun enthusiast as well as wilderness survival junkie:) Jack of many things, master of none...
     
  13. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

  14. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Hi Daniel Im glad you made it here.
    Id like to talk to you about a gladius sword or Katana.
    For those that didnt know Daniel is a custom knife maker @ Custom Knives and Steel by Roeder and Pyron,.
    Welcome aboard.
     
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  15. CRC

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

    I knew I shouldn't have looked at this thread! Beautiful work!! I have a thing for knives like most women have for shoes. :)
     
  16. Brokor

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

    Beautiful knives! I think the railroad spike knife is just as fantastic as the stand!
     
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  17. DanielRP

    DanielRP Forging Father of seven

    Thank you Quigley for the support, I got your message and am excited to talk to you about what you're looking for. I would like to call and talk some time if that's alright. If so just pm me your number. Thank you!

    Thank you CRC and Broker for the kind words!
     
  18. Brokor

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

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  19. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

  20. Byte

    Byte Monkey+++

    Like the blade profile on the Murder but not the handle so much. Would have to hold it in the hand to see how it felt.

    Byte
     
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