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#6320617 - 06/02/16 08:16 PM Knife Build Along
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Thought I'd post some pics of the different steps taken in making a knife.

First a nice piece of Damascus billet and my pattern for the knife that I'm going to make out of it.



Here the pattern has been traced on the billet.



Rough cut on the band saw and it's time to go to the grinder.



Profiled out.



Center punched where I want the Mosaic pins and lanyard tube to go.



Holes drilled and countersunk.



Grind lines laid out. I'll start grinding tomorrow or Saturday.



Stay tuned!
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#6320672 - 06/02/16 08:32 PM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: MikeC]
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Thanks for posting....this is something I know nothing about and am fascinated by....crazy skills.....
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#6320717 - 06/02/16 08:55 PM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
Thanks for posting....this is something I know nothing about and am fascinated by....crazy skills.....


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#6320731 - 06/02/16 09:04 PM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
Thanks for posting....this is something I know nothing about and am fascinated by....crazy skills.....
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#6320734 - 06/02/16 09:08 PM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: MikeC]
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Mike I am always amazed by the knifes you make. Truly are an art form. You guys that do this all the time have some great skill. Thanks for posting. cheers

Walter

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#6320894 - 06/02/16 10:34 PM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: MikeC]
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#6321193 - 06/03/16 08:55 AM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: txshntr]
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Originally Posted By: txshntr
Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
Thanks for posting....this is something I know nothing about and am fascinated by....crazy skills.....
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#6321444 - 06/03/16 11:57 AM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
Thanks for posting....this is something I know nothing about and am fascinated by....crazy skills.....


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Keep the updates coming Mike!
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#6321445 - 06/03/16 11:58 AM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: MikeC]
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How do you center the "grind lines" and what are all the additional holes in the handle for? confused2
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#6321477 - 06/03/16 12:20 PM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: MikeC]
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#6321501 - 06/03/16 01:00 PM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: MikeC]
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#6321509 - 06/03/16 01:06 PM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: MikeC]
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I would love to give this a shot one day! Thanks for sharing
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#6321525 - 06/03/16 01:26 PM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
How do you center the "grind lines" and what are all the additional holes in the handle for? confused2


The extra holes are to reduce weight.
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#6321527 - 06/03/16 01:27 PM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: MikeC]
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That is going to be a sweet knife
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Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.

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#6321685 - 06/03/16 03:34 PM Re: Knife Build Along [Re: janie]
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Originally Posted By: janie
Originally Posted By: BigPig
Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
Thanks for posting....this is something I know nothing about and am fascinated by....crazy skills.....


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Keep the updates coming Mike!



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