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Old 01-05-2015, 05:31 PM
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I recently started to make knives. I have no way to temper steel so I have been buying the blades and hand making the rest.

This one is my first one.



After that one I did this one,



This next one I made and it was my son's Christmas present.




After that one I decided to make a fillet knife for my camper.




This is my last one. I gave away three for Christmas presents, but I kept this one for my self.







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Old 01-06-2015, 11:48 PM
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Keep it up nice work!
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Old 01-07-2015, 11:10 AM
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Nice work. If you can find an old crosscut saw, they make excellent knives. Cut your blank with a cold chisel on an anvil and shape and dip in water. They really hold an edge, but are a pain in the backside to drill for the handle.
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Old 01-07-2015, 07:41 PM
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I like the filet knife most.. seems hard to find a nice trout sized knife. I got a large Rapala years back with scrimshaw bone bolsters, and a piece of birch. I think they called it the witches tooth.
I normally carry the smaller rapala felt knife, and the most I could do, was to use my gas torch and wet rags to lightly burn the handle here and there, then staining it for a tiger stripe appearance. I dipped it in some sort of outdoor urethane about 3 times, scuffing it up tween coats with steel wool. It came out OK, but not nearly the craftsman work you have.
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Old 01-10-2015, 05:54 PM
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Thanks guys. I am going to start work on a dinner set for my camper next.
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Old 02-25-2015, 12:32 PM
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Very nice knives. Maybe you are planning to sell one of your work?
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Old 04-04-2015, 10:40 PM
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No I don't have any plan right now but I don't know Maybe in the future.
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