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#6795974 - 06/17/17 09:49 AM Couple of Forged Knives
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Havenít posted in here in a while; Iím still doing some stock removal but forging a lot more these days. Here are two I forged out of ľ 1095. The first one has stabilized spalted curly maple handles and the second one (Sold)has stabilized African Iroko wood, Damascus steel guard. I havenít made the sheaths yet, waiting for my thumb to heal after losing a tug of war battle with a metal bandsaw.
I just got in a bunch of Sambar Stag canít wait to fire up the forge. The stitched come out this Wednesday hopefully I can get back to work.





Edited by bjankowski (06/17/17 02:33 PM)
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#6796221 - 06/17/17 02:29 PM Re: Couple of Forged Knives [Re: bjankowski]
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What is length on blades?

Use scissors when removing stitches, band saw blade might grab a stitch and jerk your entire hand.

Thanks for not showing your wound...
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#6796226 - 06/17/17 02:32 PM Re: Couple of Forged Knives [Re: bjankowski]
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The first one is 9 1/2 OAL cutting edge is 4 1/2 inches, the second one is 10 OAL and cutting edge is 4 1/2 inches.
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#6796241 - 06/17/17 02:50 PM Re: Couple of Forged Knives [Re: bjankowski]
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Was just getting ready to say I found it on your website, the spalted maple was the last one...
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#6797176 - 06/18/17 06:31 PM Re: Couple of Forged Knives [Re: bjankowski]
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I like them.Forrest

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#6797868 - 06/19/17 02:10 PM Re: Couple of Forged Knives [Re: bjankowski]
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Looking good Bob. Hope your thumb heals up quickly.
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