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MJDavis
02-27-2010, 01:08 PM
So, I had this broken blade laying around. I reshaped it sort of drop point like, then used a piece of hardwood I had on hand to make a handle. Doesn't look pretty, but is very comfortable in hand and the blade holds a very good edge.

Thanks for looking.

http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k99/revolverman357/IMG_0046.jpg

Trekon86
02-27-2010, 01:16 PM
Excellent reuseage of perfectly good materials that would otherwise be thrown out.
PMZ

Captain Smiley
02-27-2010, 02:48 PM
That is one sweet bird and trout blade.

p1pe
02-27-2010, 03:38 PM
patch knife? sweet, I hate to throw good steel away too.

daveridesbikes
02-27-2010, 03:49 PM
nice job, and it looks plenty pretty to me.

werewolf won
02-27-2010, 03:51 PM
Very nice little knife, with a ton of uses from peeling an apple to cleaning a fish.
Wolf

tnrick55
02-27-2010, 04:18 PM
its a keeper alright.

MJDavis
02-27-2010, 06:49 PM
Thanks guys, I may try to make some sorta sheath for it now.

ChapmanPreferred
02-28-2010, 09:16 AM
I love to save steel that others might discard. Nicely done!

Skab
02-28-2010, 09:51 AM
Looks like a great little blade. Would make a nice little neck knife.

Ripmyfly
02-28-2010, 10:56 AM
I like that alot.

NattyBumpo
02-28-2010, 02:19 PM
Daughter returned from a FTA conference down to Auburn last night and brought me a big pillow case size sack of scrap leather that someone she met down there was gonna throw out.

Tons of good sheath in there.

(If you have kids start training em to keep their eyes out for stuff like that, I get all kinds of finds to salvage that way.) (I think they are just humoring me to keep me out of their hair somedays, NOT really, I have great kids.)

You can go to hobby lobby and buy scrap bags of tandy leather that if you look at em will have plenty for making a nice sheath.

I'm not much of a good leather man, but lots of folk on here can clue you in on what and how to make a good one.