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    Default My Bryan Breeden knife. Tessa.

    What happens when you take the day off work and travel to Fairbury NE to hang out with Bryan Breeden? When I did it I got a cool new knife.
    After talking about design and use.
    He did a little cutting

    Then some grinding

    So far

    some more grinding and heat treat.

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    After lunch and talking about everything from knives to the Marines to politics and TV.
    Add some handles and pants

    Meet Tessa


    I have enough paracord on the sheath to make a bow for a bow drill, make a lanyard , strap it to a pack or wear it horizontal on my belt.( a little long for that)
    Bryan used a solid 7/16 rod for the center pin then dished it out to make the “Breeden divot” ( patient pending )
    Works well

    It chops and splits better than most 5/23” thick 4 ¾ long blades.

    Cuts shavings great


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    the edge comes close the handle for greater control.

    The spine is squared for scraping wood and works great on a fire steel

    The handle is 4 ¾ with the exposed tang . A little longer then I wanted at first but good to have if used with gloves or mittens.

    The squirrels on my hike approved.


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    I am not of the one knife for everything school but for me this is about as good as it gets.
    I’m even feeling OK about the pending zombie / vampire apocalypse.

    This was the secound time Bryan and I got together. He knows his stuff and is fun to hang out with. Thanks Bryan.


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    Nice work. Im working on three..hopefully I get to put the handles on tomorrow.

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    Thanks for posting. As you already know you have a great blade in hand. I got my first knife from Bryan about 2 months ago. That is one very good guy to know and he can make one heck of a knife. The things he does with O-1 steel and a convex edge are amazing! I have chopped, batoned, made fuzz sticks, made traps, and done kitchen prep with mine and it still shaves.

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    That's a sweet blade! One of these days I'll see "the one" and pull the trigger on a custom.

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    handsome work right there ...

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    That's a nice blade. Congrats. Love the grind, and the orange scales.

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    Hell , I would go hang out there at least once a week, great lookin steel!

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