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#5521151 - 01/05/15 10:25 AM Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle
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Registered: 04/21/09
Posts: 663
Loc: Katy, TX
This was a bit different for me. I usually do hunters and EDCs, but I've been branching out recently.I thought y'all might enjoy it.

Blade is my own pattern welded steel, made up of 1075, 1095 and 15n20 alloys. Handle is Bolivian rosewood wrapped in argentium silver, with blued mild steel fittings and coined nickel silver spacers. OAL is just over 10". Let me know what y'all think.




Feel free to check out my website. I just upgraded the site so all of my work is not up there yet, but I only sell my knives through the email list, which you can sign up for there. There are 3 or 4 knives (including this one) that will be sent out for sale in the next few days, so now is a great time to sign up.
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#5521341 - 01/05/15 11:54 AM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: wordsmith]
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Looks incredible from here.
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#5521373 - 01/05/15 12:10 PM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: wordsmith]
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I have no use for a knife like that, but that's beautiful work! And I may be inclined to purchase it
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#5521399 - 01/05/15 12:21 PM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: wordsmith]
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Very Nice! The reeds really go well with the twisted wire
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#5521446 - 01/05/15 12:46 PM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: wordsmith]
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One of the nicest designs I have seen on here! What a show piece!
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#5521660 - 01/05/15 02:31 PM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: wordsmith]
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Nice!!!
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#5521714 - 01/05/15 03:02 PM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: wordsmith]
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Awesome design.
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#5521719 - 01/05/15 03:04 PM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: Sneaky]
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Originally Posted By: Sneaky
Looks incredible from here.


X2 Looks amazing! I'm interested in a boot knife. That looks like one like that would work nicely. PM me if you would be interested in making something like that.
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#5521921 - 01/05/15 04:49 PM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: wordsmith]
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That's very nice Travis!
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#5522395 - 01/05/15 08:41 PM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: wordsmith]
texretvet Offline
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Amazing! That's a Sunday-go-to-meetin' knife.

One of the prettiest I have seen.
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#5522436 - 01/05/15 08:51 PM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: texretvet]
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Originally Posted By: texretvet
Amazing! That's a Sunday-go-to-meetin' knife.

One of the prettiest I have seen.


Definitely!!
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#5523126 - 01/06/15 08:40 AM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: wordsmith]
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Magnificent knife. In a class by itself. cheers
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#5523144 - 01/06/15 08:45 AM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: Pitchfork Predator]
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Originally Posted By: Pitchfork Predator
Magnificent knife. In a class by itself. cheers


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#5523183 - 01/06/15 09:01 AM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: wordsmith]
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Amazing design and craftsmanship. Expecting to see that one grace the cover of a knife magazine one day.
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#5525381 - 01/07/15 10:07 AM Re: Damascus dagger with fluted, wire wrapped handle [Re: wordsmith]
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Beautiful work Travis.
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