Siembida Custom Knives

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    So I was fortunate enough to pick up these two Siembida Custom Knives this week.

    A Siembida Harrier and Peregrine.

    So far I like them, gonna take them out tomorrow with my Boy and play with them a little.

    I'd like to see your Siembida Knives, the different models and see some in action, and hear your thoughts on them.

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    Love Evan's knives!! His handles are unique and comfortable and he took a common blade style and adapted it to make it all his own. He also made the sharpest spine I've come across yet!

    Here's my Siembida Kestrel in 154CM, with a custom cross-draw sheath I made for it.

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    Here is my Kestrel,and my Finch that I handled.Evan really makes a solid knife for sure. IMG_20180203_073002930.jpg IMG_20180203_073035146.jpg
     
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    That Finch is awesome Buck! I messaged Evan about one right after he quit making knives, hoping he'd have an extra on the bench I could get my hands on. That sheath is pretty great too! Did you do that one?
     
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    Here's a beauty of a Kestrel that I sold in a moment of unforgivable insanity:
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    No I did not do the sheath,it was a member on here that I can not remember his name.
     
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    Those are sweet! Liking the Kestrel even more now, and that Finch is cool!
     
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    @Cberg1975 I was thinking just last week that Siembida needed a dedicated thread in "Edged Tools." Nicely done.

    The Harrier is my "ultimate" bushcraft knife:
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    This was the last Kestrel that Evan made as a vendor/hobbiest on the forum:
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    I like the robust handles and I think he made some of the most nimble knives around.
     
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    Sadly, all I have left:
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    The Kestrel is as close to MY perfect knife I have found so far. I haven't handled the new model but I have one of his earlier Kestrel's. My Kestrel is handled in black micarta with SS hardware. I also had the handle made to be thick (kinda like a 5/5 on the AS scale). A few small tweaks and this knife could be MY perfect knife.

    Evan's pics when new:
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    @Rusty86 that's a beauty of a Kestrel!!
     
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    X2!!
     
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    @Ptpalpha I love that Raven patch. Wish I had been able to get my hands on one when Evan was making knives!
     
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    IMG_1377.JPG Valravn in cpm154 that glows.

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    Valravn!!
     
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    Now you guys have me very interested!
    That Valravn is cool!
     
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    Some of my most prized possessions: Woodthrush, Kestrel, and Peregrine
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    thankie!
     
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    Took the Harrier and Peregrine out for a little fun.
    Harrier took a beating and wanted to come back for more.
    Peregrine made great feather sticks.
    These two will be my carry for some time now. KIMG0780.JPG KIMG0782.JPG KIMG0784.JPG KIMG0785.JPG KIMG0803.JPG KIMG0822.JPG KIMG0823.JPG KIMG0824.JPG
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    The Peregrine...
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    Got a new Harrier this week. Gotta say, I really say I just love the feel of this one.

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    If you guys want to see a cool Siembida knife you should see the one-off that @ChrisOCLM has. I've wanted one ever since I laid eyes on his.
     
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    How about Siembida Saturday!
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    If anyone has a new harrier they want to offload, let me know.
     
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    I don't think I could unload any of mine.
    IdI really like a Raven!
     
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    Picked up this Woodthrush when Evan was selling some of his personal user blades. Not positive but it may be the first or one of the first he made.

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    Probably the best looking Thrush I've ever seen.
     
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    Any Ravens out there? I'd love to see some
     
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    ^^^
    Awesome.
     
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    It's a German clay pipe. Not my favorite thing to smoke with, but I got it cheap and wanted to try something different. The bowl gets hot to the touch while smoking it.
     
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    How about a Kestrel with a H&B Forge GosoHawk KIMG1068.JPG
     
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    Mail call from @Blackhawk45hunter ! Sent my Kestrel to Evan to get his logo etched in! He also cleaned up a rough spot on the blade for me!

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    One of the coolest logos in all of Knifedom.
     
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    Any word on when smoke will once again be rising from Mt. Siembida?
     
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    Evans knives are awesome! I have a Harrier, and two Ravens, Well just one Raven now. Sorry no pictures I'm at work and none on the phone. But really they are hard to beat! good quality for sure. You wont be disappointed.
     
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    I Didn't know he did that?now I'm gonna have to get a hold of him and see if I can get my Harrier done
     
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    I didn't know he did either. I messaged him to see if it was possible and he said to send it his way!
     
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    The Unicorn Tracker! What a great collection you have.
     
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    ...I think this is a Siembida Kestrel....who ever made this sheath was having a good day when he stitched this one up.:42:

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    Just got this beauty in. Haven't had time to get in the woods with it but it feels great in the hand.

    Raven
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    Currant line up
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    What do you guys have?
     
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    The Raven is by far the best bushcraft/woods knife I've ever used. It's built like a tank (like all of Evan's knives), can handle any heavy work you throw at it, and can still shine with fine work as well. A true master piece. I own Raven #1 and most of his other knives as well. I'll get some pics posted later.
     
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    Dang guys! I’m thrilled to see so many of my knives getting so much love!
     
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    I'm kinda upset that I didn't get to them before you stopped making them lol
     
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    At some point I’d like to get the shop rolling again, just not sure how close or far away that is.
     
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    That's good to hear
     
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