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#6312568 - 05/26/16 03:44 PM Took A Step Back
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I've had a piece of 1095 in the shop for a long time since I haven't used any for years. Well I decided to go back to the basics and make a knife from it.
It's really a no frills knife, no mosaic pins, no file work, nothing fancy. Just an acid etched blade with a neat little hamon line from the differential heat treat and some stabilized spalted Box Elder scales with copper pins.
I still need to touch up the etching and make a sheath but I like it.




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#6313094 - 05/27/16 06:08 AM Re: Took A Step Back [Re: MikeC]
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Back to the basic's.....I like it as well Mike!!!
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#6313281 - 05/27/16 09:21 AM Re: Took A Step Back [Re: MikeC]
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I like it! up
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#6314966 - 05/28/16 11:19 PM Re: Took A Step Back [Re: rabbit_jack]
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Originally Posted By: rabbit_jack
I like it! up
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#6315188 - 05/29/16 10:39 AM Re: Took A Step Back [Re: MikeC]
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I can't put my finger on why, but that is a serious looking knife.

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#6315720 - 05/29/16 09:20 PM Re: Took A Step Back [Re: jakebunch]
MikeC Offline
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Originally Posted By: jakebunch
I can't put my finger on why, but that is a serious looking knife.


I understand the feeling. Don't know why but it appeals to me. I put it in the classifieds but if no one claims it it won't hurt my feelings to keep it.
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#6319064 - 06/01/16 06:42 PM Re: Took A Step Back [Re: MikeC]
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great looking knife!
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#6322819 - 06/04/16 04:37 PM Re: Took A Step Back [Re: MikeC]
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I like it, and I bet it will cut a week into 9 days.
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#6323205 - 06/04/16 09:41 PM Re: Took A Step Back [Re: MikeC]
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Very nice sir!!

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