Knife making journey

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  1. seasonofthewoods

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  2. Phantom X

    Phantom X Jack-of-all-trades Hobbyist Supporter Bushclass I

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    Made some progress today...


    Drilled the holes in these 1/16" AEB-L knives.

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    Cut, drilled, surfaced ground these in 3/32" Nitro-V.

    Yes, I know the holes in the first one are different...I went too far with my step bit...

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    Cut, drilled, surfaced ground this one in 1/8" Nitro-V. Modified kitchen utility model. My 1/8" steel allowed for a taller design. I think it looks promising...

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    Really sweet wood scales for kitchen knives...

    Which would you chose?

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  3. Sargent

    Sargent Bushwhacker Vendor Bushcraft Friend

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    Good stuff. Pair on the right has a nice bright kitchen vibe to them.
     
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  4. Phantom X

    Phantom X Jack-of-all-trades Hobbyist Supporter Bushclass I

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    Finally got a batch ready to send out for heat treating.

    This should give me a few extras to screw up...



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  5. Phantom X

    Phantom X Jack-of-all-trades Hobbyist Supporter Bushclass I

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    Well I got hidden tang fever...

    I am motivated by what MP Knives has been making and thought I'd give it a go.

    This one is going to have a 1/4" nickel silver guard/spacer, about 1" bog oak, thin white g10 spacer and dyed curly maple for the handle.



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  6. Phantom X

    Phantom X Jack-of-all-trades Hobbyist Supporter Bushclass I

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    Just finished my first scandi grind yesterday.


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    A little more clean up and now it's ready for scales...


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    Going with these

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    Thinking about doing a pass around for this once it's finished.

    Who would be interested?
     
  7. Pastor Chris

    Pastor Chris Keeper of the T.Darrah Tenkara Pass-Around Hobbyist Supporter Bushcraft Friend Hardwoodsman Bushclass II

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    Oh I am totally in for a pass around if you would have me! Been following on IG and loving what Im seeing. Living the dream bro!
     
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  8. kcardwel

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    pass around would be fun...would be interested
     
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    If your taking names, I would be honored to be in consideration.

    Thanks!
     
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    It's an addiction. Glad you're using a respirator.
    For the record, I don't like choils, when cutting string like fishing line and round hay bails open it gets hung up in it
     
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  11. Phantom X

    Phantom X Jack-of-all-trades Hobbyist Supporter Bushclass I

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    Some progress on the handle...


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    That'll do before glue up...



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  12. Phantom X

    Phantom X Jack-of-all-trades Hobbyist Supporter Bushclass I

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    Shaping in progress...


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  13. Phantom X

    Phantom X Jack-of-all-trades Hobbyist Supporter Bushclass I

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    Well here it is...my very first knife finished to my satisfaction...mostly.


    I am calling this model the Spectre. It's a PSK/Hunter/EDC model.

    3/32" Nitro-V
    3 3/8" Blade
    7" OAL
    Quad blue micarta with white liner and CF pins.


    I'm keeping this one. I'd probably regret selling my very first knife at some point.



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  14. Phantom X

    Phantom X Jack-of-all-trades Hobbyist Supporter Bushclass I

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    Working on some kitchen knives now...



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  15. Phantom X

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    Pre glue shaping...

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    It slices! It dices!

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  16. Phantom X

    Phantom X Jack-of-all-trades Hobbyist Supporter Bushclass I

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    Ah....

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  17. Phantom X

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