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Old 05-16-2016, 07:23 AM
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A couple for the Blade Show

Getting things lined out for this year's Blade Show.

First, a multi-bar Damascus Hunter, with nickel silver guard/spacers, and some of the best presentation grade Cocobolo that I've ever seen....

Also finished up this Bowie....

Feather Pattern Damascus blade, nickel silver guard/spacers, and a carved/textured stabilized Koa handle.....

Just about have all my Blade Show knives the most dreaded I call it.... working in "dead cows" (leather work).

"Nobody cares what you know.....until they know you care."
See me at table 2Q at the Blade Show!
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Old 05-16-2016, 11:56 AM
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Yep, those are two real nice looking blades. Hard to choose between the two but the one with the multi bar damascus and the Cocobolo handle really catches the eye.


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Old 05-16-2016, 12:35 PM
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Lookin' good Ed!

I always enjoy your subtle handle sculpting.

Can't believe you don't enjoy leather work--I love it!
To each their own...

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Old 05-16-2016, 12:44 PM
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Both are impressive but the multi-bar Damascus Hunter is clean looking due to the horizontal drawn blade. Dan
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