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Old 11-04-2014, 12:52 PM
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Here is my latest offering. A great blade with excellent balance and handling. You can chop trees or slice tomatoes with this one. As usual your comments and suggestions are very welcome.

1075 differentially hardened steel
13 5/8" OAL
8" Blade
Claro Walnut handle
Antiqued copper fittings
Extreme distal taper ending in needle sharp tip
Balanced at guard face
11oz
Sheath TBD





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Old 11-04-2014, 01:29 PM
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Lookin GOOD Jon! Thrills me to no end to see you moving along so well and so quickly! YOU DA MAN!


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Old 11-04-2014, 11:24 PM
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Old 11-05-2014, 11:48 AM
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Thanks guys! It was a fun and challenging build. I'll take what I learned here and apply it to the next one.
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Old 11-05-2014, 11:16 PM
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Why is it I can't see the knife or a link ?
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Old 11-06-2014, 10:13 AM
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Why is it I can't see the knife or a link ?
Good question Rick, thanks for bringing this to my attention. The album was inadvertently switched to private. Some of us are technologically challenged. I wasn't raised in front of a laptop.......
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Old 11-06-2014, 07:18 PM
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Holy smokes that is a great knife! Good work!

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Old 11-07-2014, 07:34 PM
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OH YEAH !! That's more better. Nice job
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