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Old 03-27-2015, 03:33 PM
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Yo from northh Idaho ,

hey gang!

It's been a loooooong time since my last post! Getting closer, finally, to having a shop set up for work (although we are never gonna be finished ) and have a couple of pics of a frame handled bowie. Last year, while rummaging thru an antique store, I found an old hatchet that caught my eye. The handle looked like a Jason Knight/Nic Wheeler special. Anyway, i chopped off the handle, split it in half and, voila! I have a pattern for the fiddleback maple I'm using

Nothin like being lazy (maybe innovative), huh?

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Old 03-27-2015, 06:06 PM
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Dana! You're gona start a new trend in handles! Glad to see you posting again. Just think how much you're gona be turning out when you get the press!


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Old 03-27-2015, 07:33 PM
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Hurry up and get that shop built already, will ya?

Yeah, good to see you back.

Love the handle. The electrical tape is a nice touch.


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Old 03-28-2015, 12:35 PM
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Thanks guys! Yes it is nice to be back in the knife making saddle again. Can't wait to fire up your press here, Ed. I liked that electrical tape touch too, John. I might include it in the
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