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#6027979 - 11/13/15 03:21 PM little hollow ground caper.
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Here's one I'm working on with black paper micarta.

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#6028185 - 11/13/15 05:09 PM Re: little hollow ground caper. [Re: Kev®]
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I like it Kevin. Nice job on the pins too. up
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#6028246 - 11/13/15 05:55 PM Re: little hollow ground caper. [Re: D.Crawford]
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Originally Posted By: D.Crawford
I like it Kevin. Nice job on the pins too. up
thanks David.
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#6031037 - 11/15/15 05:19 PM Re: little hollow ground caper. [Re: Kev®]
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I guess ya'll don't like this one? Well I finished the sheath.



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#6031945 - 11/16/15 07:35 AM Re: little hollow ground caper. [Re: Kev®]
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I don't dislike it...it's just different. And you can tell it's made very well...the sheath too.
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#6031994 - 11/16/15 07:59 AM Re: little hollow ground caper. [Re: Kev®]
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It's the kind of knife I'd have to have in my hands to tell if I like it. I can look at it and undertand the features as a dedicated caping knife I just dont know if I'd like it. I personally cut the head of and let the taxidermist do the caping but I understand the process.
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#6032031 - 11/16/15 08:14 AM Re: little hollow ground caper. [Re: Kev®]
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It's just a knife that popped in my head, it feels good in my hand.
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#6032308 - 11/16/15 09:59 AM Re: little hollow ground caper. [Re: Kev®]
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The thumb area on the blade, looks uncomfortable. Could you do a different option there?

It looks like it would be hard on a thumb. Lots of sharp edges.

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#6032470 - 11/16/15 11:12 AM Re: little hollow ground caper. [Re: Just Nate]
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Originally Posted By: Just Nate
The thumb area on the blade, looks uncomfortable. Could you do a different option there?

It looks like it would be hard on a thumb. Lots of sharp edges.

Nate if I understand the concept what you call the thumb area is for the index finger. When grasped properly it's an extension of the index finger for precise work around the eyes, lips, antlers/horns, and ears. It's not designed for heavy pressure with the thumb.
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#6038352 - 11/19/15 06:39 AM Re: little hollow ground caper. [Re: Kev®]
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It looks very functional Kev. I skin but have never tried to cape. The first pic didn't show how nice you shaped the handle.


Edited by Pitchfork Predator (11/19/15 06:41 AM)
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