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#5990754 - 10/23/15 01:56 PM a new knife shape for me.
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This is 1084 carbon steel, 7 1/2" overall, the wood is some stabilized spalted hackberry I harvested from my neighbors tree. Copper pins.

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#5990780 - 10/23/15 02:10 PM Re: a new knife shape for me. [Re: Kev®]
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#5990882 - 10/23/15 03:04 PM Re: a new knife shape for me. [Re: Kev®]
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I like the shape! I think it would look sharp if you only ground the edge and left the rest black with the handles almost white
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#5990905 - 10/23/15 03:14 PM Re: a new knife shape for me. [Re: BigPig]
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I like the shape! I think it would look sharp if you only ground the edge and left the rest black with the handles almost white
I'm thinking about using gun blue on the blade. wink
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#5991397 - 10/23/15 09:04 PM Re: a new knife shape for me. [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
I like the shape! I think it would look sharp if you only ground the edge and left the rest black with the handles almost white


This. Leave it black.
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#5991538 - 10/23/15 11:16 PM Re: a new knife shape for me. [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
I like the shape! I think it would look sharp if you only ground the edge and left the rest black with the handles almost white


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#5991650 - 10/24/15 07:14 AM Re: a new knife shape for me. [Re: Kev®]
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I really like the profile Kev.

I think bluing the blade would be awesome!

I'm really curious to see that Hackberry after you stabilize it. up
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#5992017 - 10/24/15 12:37 PM Re: a new knife shape for me. [Re: Kev®]
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That's a great profile Kev, I make one similar to that and it's one of my best selling knives.
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#5992130 - 10/24/15 01:50 PM Re: a new knife shape for me. [Re: Kev®]
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#5993094 - 10/25/15 08:36 AM Re: a new knife shape for me. [Re: Kev®]
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Turned out great. Love those scales. cheers
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#5993983 - 10/25/15 07:02 PM Re: a new knife shape for me. [Re: Kev®]
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I finished the sheath for this one today.

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