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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 completed....now the most dreaded part....as I call it.... working in "dead cows" (leather work).


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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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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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Both are impressive but the multi-bar Damascus Hunter is clean looking due to the horizontal drawn blade. Dan
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