Try Stick Saturday

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  1. woodsmanjohn

    woodsmanjohn Supporter Supporter Bushclass II

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    I was out at the shop yesterday and decided to make a try stick . I used the Vic Fieldmaster for this one.. If you fellas have any post them up I would love to see them.

    Thanks John

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  2. Hoof

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    Try sticks are great practice, on green wood and dry.
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    Gizamo Banned Member Banned

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    Good topic.

    I like seeing try stick posts. They put a knife through its paces and build up the users skill set.

    Same as testing a knife on deboning a whole chicken. Knife gets put through its paces and skills are built upon.
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    Nice long trystick
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  5. FreudianSlip

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    Nice, I'll knock one of these things out this week for sure.
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  6. woodsmanjohn

    woodsmanjohn Supporter Supporter Bushclass II

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    Sure are Hoof ..

    They are a great way to test out a blade .

    Thanks Keyser I appreciate it buddy .
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    [​IMG]. One I did a while back.

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    I got a SAK Treker (standard blade, not the one-hand model) for Christmas and after agreeing to clean up the chips from the living room did a little carving. This was my first time to use the knife and first time to have a go at a try stick. It was a bit small and too short to do much, but I have been and still am a bit under the weather so just stepped outside long enough to grab something. I'll be making more, fun and more challenging than I expected.

    try stick 1 12-26-16.jpg
  9. woodsmanjohn

    woodsmanjohn Supporter Supporter Bushclass II

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    Great try sticks ! Eddie and Wade
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    Still not back to 100% so made some more chips in the living room floor, and had a 2nd go at a try stick. The Treker blade shape isn't ideal for some of the cuts so I also used the smaller blade on my SAK Tinker.

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