Experimental folder

This is an experiment that I call “The Buzzard”, because it is big and ugly and kinda cool… This buzzard is done up in O1 and hickory with blued steel fittings, the overall length when open is a whopping 11.5″. The experimental part is the ribbed ferule, it twists to lock …

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First Damascus Knife

Here is a small hunting knife in pattern-welded steel.  This was my first experience working with this medium, the billet was purchased closeout from Smokey Mountain Knife Works.  I don’t know what type of steel went into the construction of the billet, consequently I am unsure how the knife will …

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Tomahawks

I made these tomahawks for my brothers over the winter, the white background on the photo is actually snow.  These are first attempts, they came out well, but were A LOT of work——so it may be a while before I attempt something similar. Specifications:  Both hawks were crafted from 1045 …

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Scrolling Tongs

I’ve been needing something to work on tweaking bends in small inaccessible areas, like the tips of scrolls——so I finally got around to making a set of scrolling tongs.  I made this set from 1 x 3/8″ mild steel bar and I fire blacked them using vegetable oil, I think …

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