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#7232273 - 07/22/18 10:31 AM Forged tomahawk and blacksmith knife
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Registered: 01/27/09
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Loc: Wolfforth, TX
Here are a couple of forge-finished pieces in one picture set. First is a spike tomahawk, forged from a 16 oz USA stamped ball peen hammer. The eye is drifted to fit a standard hammer handle, and the head is heat treated to retain good hardness. The head is tempered at 450 degrees, softer than a knife, and the spike has been drawn back with a torch. This heat treat is good for durability and not breaking more than it is for edge holding. The hawk is 16" from handle to top, 6 1/2" from edge to spike, with a 2 1/2" cutting edge. $175 I've got a half a bucket full of ball peen heads, and another bucket of handles, so y'all can expect more hawks in the future.

The second forged piece is a traditionally styled blacksmith knife. Made from 5160 steel from a 1940's Packard automobile torsion bar, this knife is 12 3/8" long with a 7" blade. Forge finish on the handle and along the spine, and belt finished flats with a convex grind. Right hand sheath. $150. I've never done a blacksmith knife before, but now with the power hammer I'll likely put out a few every now and then.

Knife and hawk


another view of both pieces


Hawk head... choppy and spiky smile


Knife and sheath


Knife in sheath



Edited by Jason Fry (07/22/18 01:58 PM)
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#7232339 - 07/22/18 12:25 PM Re: Forged tomahawk and blacksmith knife [Re: Jason Fry]
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that hawk is sexy
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#7234291 - 07/24/18 01:12 PM Re: Forged tomahawk and blacksmith knife [Re: Jason Fry]
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Still have these.
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#7236571 - 07/26/18 04:23 PM Re: Forged tomahawk and blacksmith knife [Re: Jason Fry]
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Registered: 01/27/09
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Loc: Wolfforth, TX
Still available. Consider gun trades also.
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#7238291 - 07/28/18 03:20 PM Re: Forged tomahawk and blacksmith knife [Re: Jason Fry]
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Loc: Wolfforth, TX
150 on the hawk.
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#7239616 - 07/30/18 08:26 AM Re: Forged tomahawk and blacksmith knife [Re: Jason Fry]
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Hawk is gone. Knife still available.
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