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#5823482 - 07/08/15 05:48 PM Dagger
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How much would it cost to have one of these made?


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#5824532 - 07/09/15 10:42 AM Re: Dagger [Re: bw94]
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That's a big knife, and a tough grind. On the other hand, the handle fittings are relatively simple. Price depends on who you get to do it and what level of fit and finish you expect. I wouldn't touch it for 600, might for 8. You might could find it as low as 3 or 400 from the right guy. I'm not taking orders, just speaking hypothetically.
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#5825011 - 07/09/15 04:28 PM Re: Dagger [Re: bw94]
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If Jason wants to tackle that Bad Boy for $800 Personally I'd say getrdone if I was you!! Course you offer him a little more it might just blow you away when you see her!! Those sweeping plunges look like fun!
Between him and his Bro. Travis their last two Daggers were Awesome!!
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#5825762 - 07/10/15 08:16 AM Re: Dagger [Re: bw94]
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Lol, right Tim. I'm not interested, at all. What with Kansas City coming up, and having to move my shop in between now and then, I'm swamped.
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#5825859 - 07/10/15 09:08 AM Re: Dagger [Re: bw94]
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I think that what the OP needs, is a talented young bladesmith, that takes the project on as a way to enhance his skills.
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#5827116 - 07/11/15 06:11 AM Re: Dagger [Re: bw94]
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It appears to be carbon steel, probably about 3/8 thick and it looks like the carbon steel was used for the guard and the rear bolster?
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#5827175 - 07/11/15 07:48 AM Re: Dagger [Re: bw94]
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Do u think it's forged or ground down

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#5829827 - 07/13/15 10:29 AM Re: Dagger [Re: bw94]
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It looks hollow ground to me. I'd suspect ground over forged,but you never know. It's all grinding in the end smile
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#5830102 - 07/13/15 12:37 PM Re: Dagger [Re: bw94]
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I agree with Jason on it.
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#5836993 - 07/18/15 03:04 AM Re: Dagger [Re: bw94]
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I think I'm going to attempt to try to make one, any advice on where to start first

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#5837214 - 07/18/15 10:45 AM Re: Dagger [Re: bw94]
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It would be much cheaper to have it made than what it will cost you to buy all the equipment and materials you will need.
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#5837326 - 07/18/15 12:08 PM Re: Dagger [Re: bw94]
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I would think that it needs to be forged to get the correct elongated diamond profile before hollow grinding. I know Jerry Fisk meets with a number of young bladesmiths perhaps he could recommend someone.
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