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    Cheapskate

    15 bucks
     
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    They will be for sure. I think the next step for the SET PSK is a primitive handle and sheath
     
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    M3 you lead me to Sespe- Thank you. 357AD1F6-4458-4626-AD52-7BC71992CD18.jpeg
     
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    @VanGo a few suggestions for your journey.

    [​IMG]E0F0F502-0B3F-431D-B1FE-3C4B9C83273F by Brian Sargent, on Flickr

    I'd fuzz up the bark more and I'm sure you had more shavings somewhere.

    Think I'd use a longer bow.

    I'd use a bearing block that is more cylindrical, like antler with a deeper hole for control. Allows you to drag your fingers on the spindle. Easier to control it.

    I don't like the way the hearth looks. Looks knotty and twisted. I'm sure it's good but I'd make sure you are on a good spot.

    Spindle is on the fat side.

    Burn in a good divot fully on the board and then run a thin notch into it. No need to chamfer or back cut.

    Try a narrower notch to start, 1/3 way into into the burn. Maintains more surface area in the burn, maintains strength and cuddles the dust more. Concentrates it.

    If you take the sak and make one saw cut straight, 90 degrees into the burn ... then with the blade you take tiny shavings off the sides that relieve into the kerf. So you shave all the way to the end of the saw cut and the piece falls out. Makes it easy to control your width and not apply so much pressure to fragile materials.

    Damien taught me to catch coals with a piece of thick tooling leather the size of your palm. Works good for the flip and is a nice insulator.
     
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    Brian- you answered many questions hear my friend, thank you for taking the time. I am copying and pasting to make a Field copy until I can better own it. Thanks again-
     
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    I'd gather as may different types of materials that you can and try different combos. Don't just sit on one that isn't working. Practice technique and material selection at the same time.

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    Here are some visuals to help from a Mors Kochanski video from Karamat Wilderness Ways.

    Using leather is how I was taught as well. Mors is using birch bark.

    He also puts tinder, in this case I believe old man's beard directly under the board to catch the coal so there is no coal transfer to tinder. Then he adds more tinder on top of the coal and blows it into flame. I have not tried this way, but makes sense. Note the girth of the spindle.

    Sorry about the playback controls in the screenshots.

    I really hope posting these pics doesn't violate any copyright.

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    That sandwich is cool.
     
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    Very Nice! If You don't mind Me asking Sir, Where did You find that matching pull the dot loop setup @VanGo?
     
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    Yeah, that's nice right?
     
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    Yes Sir @Sargent, I own 2 of those kit knives & really like them. Looking forward to someday adding a larger SET to My gear selection.
     
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    Got the sheath today @Sargent
    Thanks!
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    @tobiism that setup is nice! Great work on the handle! I still haven't gotten around to making mine yet... I really want to. Did you buy a premade brass piece of did you make your own?
     
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    Thanks man. I made my own. they are tricky!
     
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    Man, that SET leather is phenomenal! Nice shot @Schmittie !
     
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    Edged tool!

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    Yeah it is the older m3c with the hidden lanyard tube I won in an auction from Brian 3-4 years ago. I just got it back recently.

    And yes they are polished :)
     
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    Crazy, did you get that sheath back? @hecktor15
     
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    No I got back the first backsewn you had with it.
     
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    It was! I remember stumbling across those first M1’s and thinking this is going to be something special.
     
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    Rex needs to send me that piece of wood!
     
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    Think you were the first person to put up a wtb M1 post. Kevin sent me a message.
     
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    After nearly 4 years, this is still my favorite knife.
     
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    A few pics of my old and new M3’s from recent outings. I’m loving the new black handled blade, it is my go to now.
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    You originally wanted a red knife but blood red is better.
     
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    The hidden lanyard tube was a unique feature. Have you ever considered doing it again? @Sargent
     
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    Haha good memory. I’ve had a SET as my main user ever since.....
     
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    I hope he says yes, because I've never seen that on a SET and it's awesome.
     
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    Brian..that'a a plank of Wormy Chestnut....it came out of an old log Cabin built about 1850.:42:
     
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    Baby girl was a little fussy this afternoon, she calmed down when we went to the woods... “There is no crying in the woods.” Sespe. 91EB2314-168C-41F3-BCD5-4BAB464775C1.jpeg C0C12E63-5793-4C79-93FA-435C997BF6D6.jpeg 996FE4DA-3825-4354-A1CA-974AF4AEA26C.jpeg AB7B3CF8-4D41-4AE4-A2FB-640DEC9F394E.jpeg
     
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    We use to throw those at each other when we were kids! The sweetgum pods that is.
     
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    I should make more of those.
     
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    Cigar for me and tea for everyone by the fire.

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    Tried some coyote hunting this morning without success, but it sure was nice to take the gun for a walk and be out with my dad.
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    Got a fire going with help from the M3 and started breakfast.
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    Good show Alex, finished product looks yummy.
     
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    The stars have aligned, twins separated from birth are now reunited
     

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    Sweet combo! Man those two cover all the bases perfectly.

    Alex
     
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    Garter snakes, creek stones, river birch bark and Matilija....

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    8BFB8A08-D5A1-45A8-A0FE-9CF5197CE1D0.jpeg Nanners, melons and FPT’s! That collabo lent quite the special tool.
     
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    Morning fog, coffee and clarity...
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    Trying to spin one up, Australian pine on cotton wood. Plenty of dust and heat but rough getting that coal solidified in this wind.

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    Great combo!

    Absolutely awesome!
     
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