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#5408655 - 11/09/14 01:57 PM Big Knife, Little Knife
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Registered: 01/27/09
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Loc: Abilene, TX
I like making what I like to make, and sometimes the pendulum swings quickly from one end to the other. Both of these were finished in the last couple of days.

First, a very substantial bowie. This knife is 1080, stock removal from 3/16 stock with a flat grind and convex edge. The blade has a very clean 800 grit hand finish with great grinds and a good tight guard fitup. The guard and butt are satin finished 416 stainless, and the handle is a great Sambar stag taper. Overall length is 11.5" with a 7 inch blade.
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Second, a small utility, bird and trout, or desk knife. This knife has a north/south connection. My brother Travis forged this Damascus steel from 1084 and 15n20 while he was on a one year assignment in Canada. He gave me the billet, and I made this knife out of it. The knife has jigged bone handles and double nickel silver bolsters. I was shooting for the old fashioned slipjoint look. The knife is 6.5 inches long with a 2 3/4 blade.

I apologize, these are just Iphone pictures. Cory Martin's going to shoot me a good pic next week on this one.
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Very tight! No gaps!

Thanks for looking.
Jason
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#5408727 - 11/09/14 02:37 PM Re: Big Knife, Little Knife [Re: Jason Fry]
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Nice work.
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#5408929 - 11/09/14 04:35 PM Re: Big Knife, Little Knife [Re: Jason Fry]
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Awesome work. I love that bird and trout knife you made me a while back, works great.

Walter

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#5413333 - 11/11/14 11:41 AM Re: Big Knife, Little Knife [Re: Jason Fry]
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Thanks, Walter. Glad you're putting it to good use.
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#5413390 - 11/11/14 12:12 PM Re: Big Knife, Little Knife [Re: Jason Fry]
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Awesome work as always.
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#5413462 - 11/11/14 01:01 PM Re: Big Knife, Little Knife [Re: Jason Fry]
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Originally Posted By: jkf96a
Thanks, Walter. Glad you're putting it to good use.



Got it bloody today again cleaning my spike. cheers

Walter

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#5415577 - 11/12/14 10:38 AM Re: Big Knife, Little Knife [Re: Jason Fry]
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Registered: 01/05/10
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Beautiful Work!

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#5415920 - 11/12/14 01:03 PM Re: Big Knife, Little Knife [Re: Jason Fry]
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#5416557 - 11/12/14 06:12 PM Re: Big Knife, Little Knife [Re: Jason Fry]
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Great looking knives, especially that Bowie
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