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  1. Nolan Wilder

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    Here is one I just finished for a customer. 5.5" blade, 3/16" spine, 10.5" over all. Forged form 1095. Handle made from elk antler with two brass pins and a lanyard hole. sold for $150.


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    Here are two Bowies I made. The blades are made from O1 steel, and the guards are made from copper. One has an elk antler handle, and the other is curly maple. Sold for $165.

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    This one is a friction folder. The blade is W1 tool steel, and the handle is hickory. Sold for $105.

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    And this is a nice little bushcraft knife. O1 steel blade, and walnut handle.

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    This is one of my personal knives. 5.75" long, 3/16" thick, O1 blade. curly maple handle. I could make a knife like this for $115.


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    Here's one forged from 1/4" O1 tool steel. Handle from walnut with lanyard hole. Sold for $120.

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    This one is forged from 3/16" O1, with a curly maple handle. Sold for $115.

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    To make this finish, I soak the oak handle in oil. Then it is held over a flame to produce this black color. A few coats of finishing oil are rubed in after.

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    Beautiful work my friend! Great skills!
    Thank You
     
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    Very nice work sir.
     
  11. Nolan Wilder

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    Thank you both!

    Here one forged from O1 with an antler handle. Just a simple one. Can't remember how long, but I'd geuss the blade is around 4".

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    Agreed, nice range bud.

    Keeping an eye on you! Really like the finish your forged blades achieve. Nice rustic goodness.
     
  13. Nolan Wilder

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    Thanks everyone!

    Just finished up this one. O1 steel, and walnut handle with 4 brass pins. Sold for $125.

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    Just finished this French trade knife. It's forged from 1095 steel, and the handle is made from hickory with 2 stainless pins. The blade is 4" long, and 1/8" thick. The over all length is 8.5". Sold for $105.

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    A nice little neck knife just finished. The blade is 2" long, 1/8" thick, and forged from W1 tool steel. The handle is made from walnut, and has brass pins. Sold for $75.

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    Just finished this one also. Its a large French trade knife with curly maple handle, and 1095 steel blade that is 5.5" long, and 3\16" thick. Sold for $115.

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    A large camp knife with O1 steel blade and walnut handle. Sold for $135.

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    Great stuff Nolan. They all look great but I love that necker. :dblthumb:
     
  19. Nolan Wilder

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    Large French trade knife. 5.25" long blade, 3/16" thick. Curly maple handle. Hand stitched cow hide sheath. Sold for $140.

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    Very nice work. You've made some very good looking knives.

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    Thank you!
     
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    An awesome little drop point forged from 1/8" O1 tool steel the blade is about 3.25" long. The handle is made from elk antler, and has five stainless steel pins. Something like this would be priced at $115.

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    This one has a hand stitched cowhide sheath with a loop for a custom ferro rod.
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    That's what I'm talking about! Great work brother!
     
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    Thanks Michael!
     
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    Very nice work Chase.. I like that one a lot..
     
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    Thanks Mike!
     
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    A little neck knife forged from W1. The blade is 2" long, and the handle is walnut. The sheath is hand stitched, and has 2 rivets and a 550 cord lanyard. Sold for $75.


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    I'm glad, thank you so much!
     
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    No, its already sold. but it would not take long to make another!
     
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    That with an elk antler handle would be the cats whiskers!
     
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    I think the handle would be to small for a piece of elk. But I've got white tale I could use. That would look awesome! Let me know if you'd like one.
     
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    Just finished this one for a member. A little white tale antler handle neck knife forged from W1. The blade is 2" long, and 1/8" thick. These are great little knives for utility tasks, small fire prep, and cleaning game.



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    Finished up this one this morning. It's a massive knife forged from 1/4" thick O1 tool steel. The blade Is about 6 3/4" long. The handle is made from a beautiful piece of birds eye maple. Sold for $165, price includes sheath.

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    Nice looking knife
     
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    Just finished up this one. The blade is 3.25" long, 1/8" thick and forged from O1 tool steel. The handle is made from elk antler, and has 5 stainless steel pins. Sold.

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    A trade knife forged from an antique file. The blade is 5.25" long and about 1/8" thick. The handle is made of walnut with 4 brass pins.

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    A nice, simple little trade style knife. The blade is 5" long, 1/8" thick and forged from 1095. The handle is made from curly maple and has 2 copper pins and a lanyard hole.

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    A kephart with a 3.75" long, 3/16" thick blade, forged from 1095. Hickory handle with copper pins. Sold.

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    Noland you have some amazing knives. I am just starting out on my first knife. I hope it is half as good as one of yours.
     
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    Thanks so much man!
    Awesome! Feel free to PM me if you have any questions.
     
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    This is all great work. Really like the Bushcraft knife and the bowies. Maybe soon.....
     
  46. Nolan Wilder

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    This blade is 5" long, 3/16" thick and forged from 1095. The handle is made from oak with copper pins. Sold for $135.
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    Here is a handy little neck knife with 2" blade forged from W1. The handle is oak with copper pins. Sold for $75.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Glad to hear she serves you well!
     
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    Great stuff Chase.. I love that necker.. :)
     

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