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A Couple of Rustics #7472522 03/29/19 04:30 PM
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Both were made from an old sawmill blade that I got from a guy in east Texas. Both heat treated and tempered to right at 60 HRC. Both are hair popping sharp!

This one is an EDC sized knife at 6 1/2" overall and 2 5/8" tip to scales. Scales are stabilized spalted Hackberry with bright yellow liners with stainless Corby bolts and lanyard tube.

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This one is my light skinner model thats 7 3/4" overall and 3 1/4" tip to scales. Scales are stabilized English Walnut that came from one of my trees that the bad drought killed 8 or so years ago. Bright red liners and stainless Corby bolts and lanyard tube.

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Re: A Couple of Rustics [Re: MikeC] #7472570 03/29/19 05:12 PM
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Looks great Mike! Really like the walnut scales....


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Thanks Jes, my Dad and I planted that tree 4 days before he had died from a massive heart attack. I put it in the classifieds but if it doesn't sell I'll just keep it.


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Who would have thought hackberry would turn out so pretty! Beautiful work sir


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Very nice. That hackberry looks great. up


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I really like the blade on the walnut handled knife!


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