One man's trash turned into another's treasure

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  1. UAHiker

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    last year i did a give away with some old files i got from a scrap bin found on this thread. one of the recipients turns out to be a very talented knife maker who literally turned trash into a work of art and a very usable tool

    the old files can be seen on the GAW thread which i hyperlinked. the end result of what was junk given to someone with talent and very generously returned to me is now one of my treasures. i breifly touched one of these knives in a previous trip report but something was nagging me saying i didn't do the knife or the maker justice. so i'm doing this thread now

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    he did an amazing job of showing the hamon line, he said it was an experiment and his 1st time doing it from learning how to do it in a class he took
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    i would just like to give a big personal thank you to @Zaveral who is an outstanding gentleman, a truly talent and great knife maker and a very kind person!
     
  2. MrFixIt

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    Wow, that is impressive!
     
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    Those are some seriously nice blades.
    I received two files from you, but they were sharper than the ones in my file box. I put them to use. I used the crosscut file the other day working on a handle.
     
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    Beautiful workmanship. And made from recycled material, double bonus.
     
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    Wow, Thanks @UAHiker ! Those are some great photos. I am glad that you enjoy those knives and are getting some good use out of them!
     
  6. UAHiker

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    anytime! you deserve it! i am most definitely enjoying them and don't get to use them as much as i like but i do enjoy using and having them! ever since them i'm a sucker for your work ;)
     
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    Nice work friend!
     
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    Very Nice, Great Work!
     
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    Quite a transformation!
     
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    Great work sir!
     
  13. GoKartz

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    Wow. Gorgeous work. I love file knives.
     
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    Outstanding!
     

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