Wilder Forge Otzi knife.

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  1. Nolan Wilder

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    Just finished up this one on commission. 2.5" blade. 1/8" thick (at the center). Around 6.5" over all. Forged from 1095, with maple handle. Jute wrap is soaked in clear epoxy. Sold for $85.

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    Looking good buddy. Keep up the good work!
     
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    Looks good. Love the rustic-ness of it
     
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    Man that is awesome! Can't wait to get my hands on it! Thank you sir!
     
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    Very cool knife. Nicely done.
     
  6. Nolan Wilder

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    Thank you all!

    quack, I got your email. I'm glad you like it!
     
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    Very nice work Nolan.. I like that a lot.. I would love to get one of your blades soon.. :)
     
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  8. Nolan Wilder

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    Thanks! I'd love to make you one!
     
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  9. Nolan Wilder

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    Here is another I just finished on commission. It's handle is hickory. The blade is 2.5" long and forged from 1095. These seam to be popular.

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    Looking great, keep it up.
     
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    Thanks everyone!

    And yeah, I made another! This time with a hand carved walnut handle. And 1095 blade. Sold for 85.

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    Did these two today. First, has a walnut handle, and 1095 blade.


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    Next has an elk antler handle, and 1095 blade.

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    Man.. Great stuff Nolan.. Wish I could have both those Walnut handled ones.. Can't wait to check mine out.. :)
     
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    These are looking great!
     
  17. Nolan Wilder

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    Here are a few more I finished this morning! The first has a hand carved walnut handle and 1095 steel blade.

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    That is awesome!
     
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    The second has a carved oak handle and 1095 steel blade.

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  21. Nolan Wilder

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    Yes sir!
     
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    Awesome! You're a badass man!
     
  23. Nolan Wilder

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    Hahaha!! Well thanks!
     
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    Great stuff Nolan. Loving all the Otzi's. Keep it up man.
     
  25. Nolan Wilder

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    About time I made another Otzi! The blade is forged from 1095. The handle is made from oak and has a jut wrap that was soaked in epoxy. Sold for $85.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  26. Nolan Wilder

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    These things are so much fun to make, so I was excited to get this order!

    The blade is 2" long, 1/8" thick at the center and forged from 1095. The handle is walnut with a epoxy soaked jute wrapping. Sold.

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    I don't know whether I'm more enticed to buy one or try making one myself!

    Maybe both.

    I L-O-V-E the blade on this last one.
     
  28. Nolan Wilder

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    Finished another Otzi! The blade is 2" × 1/8" and forged from 1095. The handle is curly maple with an epoxy soaked jute wrapping. Sold.

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    It looks amazing, can't wait to get my hands on it!
     
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    Really cool knife; it looks like it could be practical for many tasks in the modern world.

    Does Otzi plan to come out with a "signature knife" for The Otzi Wilderness Survival and Neolithic Bushcraft School?? :18: It could be a best seller. :44:
     
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  31. Nolan Wilder

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    Here's another Otzi. The blade is 2.5" × 1/8" 1095 steel. The handle is birds eye maple with an epoxy soaked jute wrapping. Sold.

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    Just finished up this Otzi.
    The blade is 2.5" long, 1/8" thick and forged from 1095. The handle is becota wood with a epoxy soaked jute wrapping.

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    These blades are soo cool. Can't wait to get mine!!
     
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    Thanks again man! I'll keep ya posted.
     
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    Looking forward to it.
     
  36. Nolan Wilder

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    Here's my most recent Otzi. I've come a LONG way since I made the knives at the beginning of this thread....

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    Very nice work,I like that one alot.
     
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  38. Nolan Wilder

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    I appreciate it!
     
  39. Woods Walker

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    Are these still being made?
     
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  40. Nolan Wilder

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    Hey! Sorry i have been absent!

    I do still make these. Here's some pictures of more recent ones I've done. One is also full tang.

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    Do you have any more pin tangs still for sale?
     
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  42. Nolan Wilder

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    No, but I can definitely make one for you if you're interested!
     
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    Maybe after the holidays.
     
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    Sounds good, just let me know!
     
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