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2 customs finished over the weekend #7923664 08/04/20 05:47 PM
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This is my small EDC carry - enough to take care of a whitetail. I may make a slight larger knife with this same profile.. just not sure yet.
This one is on its way to the owner. Has Carbon Fiber bolsters and really nice Ironwood burl handles.
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2nd is my new design Alpha Fire.. got it finished up and will need a sheath.
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Re: 2 customs finished over the weekend [Re: safdm44] #7923856 08/04/20 08:34 PM
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Very Nice Work!

Re: 2 customs finished over the weekend [Re: safdm44] #7924274 08/05/20 01:54 AM
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Nice. Forrest

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Very nice Sir. I like the profile on those

Re: 2 customs finished over the weekend [Re: safdm44] #7929267 08/09/20 09:08 PM
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Nice.

Re: 2 customs finished over the weekend [Re: safdm44] #7931059 08/11/20 03:00 AM
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How do you give the blade that grey and black look. Not referring to Hammon line

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I really like that second one! What is the blade length?


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Originally Posted by Kyle Horn
How do you give the blade that grey and black look. Not referring to Hammon line

So in the formation of the Hamon it will also cause the different areas to take the etching differently. The blade is then etched in hot vinegar mix and the steel takes the colors, also polishing comes into play as well.

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Originally Posted by LG
I really like that second one! What is the blade length?

3.75" blade 8.5"+ OAL

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Really nice work. I really like the first one.

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That second knife just has me mesmerized

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Originally Posted by Kyle Horn
That second knife just has me mesmerized


I’m glad drooling on the phone doesn’t get anything on that knife. Good Lord it’s beautiful.


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The knives are awesome, and i really like that sheath! Did you do the leather work?

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Originally Posted by MWTX270
The knives are awesome, and i really like that sheath! Did you do the leather work?

Yes I do my own leather and most are utilitarian in nature. I have a friend who will do very fancy sheath I can add to my knives for below two bills.

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Very nice sheath on the first knife!

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