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Filework

Here is a custom order that I finished recently: The blade is made from a 10-inch Simonds file, oven-tempered to around 58 Rc.  Handle is curly applewood from a block given to me about 15 years ago by my grandfather’s … Continue reading

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Dad’s First Twin Knives

After at least two years of spare moments, I am thrilled to be able to present the first two knives my father has made. These knives are his projects, intended to give him the experience of the entire process of … Continue reading

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My Take on the Sgian Dubh–First Try

Over a year ago, someone suggested that I make something on the pattern of the Scottish sock knife, known from ancient times as the Sgian Dubh (pronounced “ski ‘n do”). So, after reading up on it, here is an attempt. … Continue reading

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