The "Sharp Tools In Action!" Thread

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  1. tobiism

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    That's a nice rich finish on that handle
     
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    cross posted over in the Sargent Edged Tools thread too..... thought I would share it over here too, hope you don't mind
     
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    Finally managed to finish up my Game of Logging Levels 2 and 3 this weekend. What a great series if trainings! I'll add to the thread on that later to bring it up to date.

    But the end result was that I was able to take down this 85'-90' Ash tree that was around 25" -27" DBH and over 3' at the base, against a back lean of over 3', using wedges. And I hit the target stake in the slot where the instructor wanted me to place it.

    I've cut a decent number of smaller trees over the years, but nothing this big. But after Level 3, I'm pretty confident that I could cut much larger trees if I had the need (or the trees or saws) to do so.

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    Rhododendron is some real hard wood. Might make good components for a bow drill if I find more of the stuff.

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    Made some super dry tinder by the fireside today. I reduced the rest of that branch into tinder shavings for one of my fire kits....
     
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    But wait, there is more!

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    Dude, really!? Perfectly cooked steak!?
    You’re just trying to up your likes count...
    And you got one from me!
     
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    I could have cut it with my fork but you know, right tool for the job and all. ;) :D
     
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    I can tell right away that this isn't marmot.

    It's too well done!
     
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    Harvesting micro greens from the greenhouse.

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    Cutting stinging nettle for pizza tonight.

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    IMG_4477.jpg IMG_4481.jpg IMG_4482.jpg IMG_4483.jpg breaking down some limbs from a recent tree trimming
     
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    20190521_183349-1.jpg kuksa carving-it's all about blood, sweat, and blood! Just a nic, all is well.
     
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    Kuksa carving-like I said in the last post, "it's all about the blood" 20190523_181159.jpg 20190523_181057.jpg
     
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    Tindal Knives Lost River Bushcrafter and my Gaddy.
     
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    20190523_190623.jpg my tracker I made today out of an old plow tine. I'm not good at the tracker curls, but it will cut a feather stick like a boss.
     
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    Christ its like you forged it out of a meteor.
     
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    GREAT thread! Very inspiring.

    A knife I carry and use a lot for a multitude of tasks is the SAK Trekker.
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    Even works as a signal mirror
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    It gives scale to baby snakes...
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    So many uses. Great tool. Saves many steps having tools on board that cover a broad spectrum.
     
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    New Silky works like a dream!

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    Gerber bolt action knife (has 2 additional blades, saw and guthook). I've owned this knife for 35 years.

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    Great knife!

    My daughter lost mine. Grrr!
     
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    20190526_201701.jpg kuksa carving-you guessed it more blood.
     
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    Not sure if it counts but I was inspired by @LostViking earlier today and made this..

    Campfire tongs
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    And used them for this!
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    So the tongs were made with a sharp tool and the tongs were put into action!
     
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    I have these posted over in the SET thread, I thought some might not see them over there so I hope it's alright to share here too
     
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    Started on a new bow drill set, with my SET Compadre today:

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    And this is what a started with.

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    Somewhat sharp arrow... image.jpeg
     
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    Playing around with a Garberg I picked up from @tobiism , carving some old dry hardwood. 30 minutes in, did some work, and it still is holding an edge pretty well. Not the tightest curls, but I think I'll blame that on the wood and not my skill ;) Handle was quite comfortable during use.
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    This one has been getting used everyday.

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    More of it over on the SET Forum....

    Sorry for the crappy photo. :(
     
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    My silky saw helping me get some non-bushcraft work done at home.
     

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    IMG_20190525_110140.jpg IMG_20190525_110811.jpg IMG_20190525_114419.jpg IMG_20190525_115721.jpg I made some pine needle tea.
     
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    Thanks. Yes, it is YP. I made a handle out of olive wood. It's a fine blade.
     
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    A nice sharp spine works great at peeling the skin off of ginger (or a lot of other produce).

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    Sharp spine and sharp tip also works to carve out punk wood. :)

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    Sorry guys I been slacking
     
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    20190609_175613.jpg 20190609_175859-1.jpg 20190609_175905(0)-1.jpg 20190609_175911-1.jpg 20190609_175620-2.jpg I think I was doing something wrong tonight, no blood.
     
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    Looks good to me!
     
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    Taken from a few weeks ago while digging french drains. My son was on root detail with the Pulaski @Kelly W .
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