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Old 07-13-2014, 09:58 AM
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Wrought Iron and Stag

I made this med sized hunter for my brother in law to take to work, and show his coworkers , and hopefully get some orders unk:

I really wanted the grain of the wrought iron to run with the handle, but the wagon wheel I had wasn't thick enough.
So I forged a piece down to about 1" square, rounded it, then drew it out to about the right sizes for the front and back of the handle.

Just an FYI , thin hidden tangs ( .110" ) are a PITA to make guards for , LOL Needle files need bigger handles.....

4" X .110" thick AB Damascus blade
8" OAL
Wrought Iron guard/bolster and butt cap
India Stag antler handle
Tooled leather sheath

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Thanks for looking

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Old 07-13-2014, 03:54 PM
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That's a fine looking set. Anyone should be proud to have that hanging from their belt! Keep up the good work -Jim-



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Old 10-07-2014, 11:01 PM
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Better late than never !! Nice knife , like it a lot !!


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Turned out nicely. Might consider cross section of anchor chain next time if you want the grain going that direction. Or, stack welding the wagon rim to thickness.
I use a lot of WI myself ...... good stuff.


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That's cool Dwane. I gotta get some wrought...


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