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S30V ULU!

This is my first attempt at making an ulu. Traditional blade of the Inuit, it is a big improvement over a discoidal stone blade, which is one of the more common stone knives found in archaeology due to its relative … Continue reading

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Ivory Micarta–New and Aged

2013 offered several interesting experiences, one of which was the opportunity to watch and compare as Westinghouse Ivory Micarta (a paper/phenolic laminate) ages. In this respect, the man-made material mimics nature. Interesting, to say the least.  So, here are some … Continue reading

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The Buffalo Skinner

Here is an unusual design, taken from an old hunting knife that a neighbor was fond of, and hand-made from state-of-the-art materials. The upswept blade is just over 5 inches long, 5/32″ thick S30V steel. Overall length of knife is … Continue reading

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