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David Reeves posted:

Thats a good looking Chefs knife.

You gonna make her a couple of companion blades to go with it?

Just curious...what did you do for edge geometry and heat treat on it?

Thank you!

Yessir, I got some 1/16" stock last go around and plan to make a paring knife and eventually a Nigiri knife and a Cleaver, the cleaver will probably come first as she grinds chickens for her cattery so it'll see tons of use. 

I ground the whole blade down to about 0.007" and then it got even thinner with hand sanding, I didn't measure it before sharpening but I'd guess it was around 0.005" before I set the edge.  I don't have any way of measuring edge angle, but it was about 10-15 degrees per side. It's 2" wide at the widest point, so it's basically a fricken laser beam. 

working on a custom Bowie idea for a potential client

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got a shipment from Peters. A bunch of orders and a bunch to make. Tomorrow the work on these starts. 

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I'm planning to do some steel testing 

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I've got a small batch of .100” 3V running.

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a sgian dubh ish I’m working on. This one in 3V

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and I’ll be getting some of these in .250” 80crv2 soonish, I may order some spiked versions as well

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fixit69 posted:

Chefs knife looks very good and am waiting to see the clever and the bowie. Overall, good work sir.

Oh yea, forgot to say, more beard on that axe and I like your spike idea so I can get my Viking on. 

While I like where your head's at, I don't believe there is any evidence of Vikings using spiked axes.... Unfortunately. 

But I'll be ordering some with a spike anyways! 

a pocket puukko commission 
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and an M27 commission 

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Here’s some of the stuff I’m working on currently, I should have some of these available this week 

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A pocket puukko and two larger versions

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Some 3V stuff 

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Working on my free hand grind 

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experimenting with finishes 
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I may have left this one too long!!! I feel like this is the start of a sci-fi movie

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I hate making stuff that’s only used to make stuff, but sometimes it’s necessary. I put together this big ol tool rest for grinding 

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hatchets are in

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GT40 Gulf livery anyone? 

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senorlechero posted:
Tryptyk posted:

That last photo reminds me of a Halloran STX, in a very good way. Seems like a mean little blade.

That’s quite a compliment! He’s a very talented dude. 

just finished this one for the esteemed @Community Member 

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and this one another lightfighter claimed 

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We are going to have to talk when I get some cash stashed about the latter stabby.

Kinda digging that vibe. What the stock thickness?

fixit69 posted:
senorlechero posted:
Tryptyk posted:

That last photo reminds me of a Halloran STX, in a very good way. Seems like a mean little blade.

That’s quite a compliment! He’s a very talented dude. 

We are going to have to talk when I get some cash stashed about the latter stabby.

Kinda digging that vibe. What the stock thickness?

Works for me! 
the top on for @Community Member was 0.145” CPM3V and the bottom went to @Community Member and is 0.110” A2 

CPM3V, natural canvas micarta and desert ironwood. I’ll pretty much always use a liner material when doing natural handle scales and it helps stabilize the natural material. Even desert ironwood will move around a bit. 

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toxic green and blaze orange anyone? 

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this is a new one for me. sgian dubh influenced. 

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I heard this one called a shankanto 🤣

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here’s a couple variations on my pocket puukko. Both have a longer handle and the orange one is wider with a longer blade as well. 

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