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Starting 2017–New Knives–Unusual

Here are 4 new knives–the first for the new year! All are hidden-tang mortised construction, and all are 154CM steel. Advertisements

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Most-Used Knife on the American Frontier

Here is an outstanding example of the do-all survival knife that has served well all over the world, for a long time. https://www.knivesshipfree.com/bark-river-knivesmountain-man-cpm-3v/?inf_contact_key=e692faf0100a95d5e753cfe5fe16abcc7e1b94d170c44b5318e65fede941c06a

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A Good Article re Survival Knives for Beginners

Here is an article by someone who understands the practical functions of edged tools: http://survivalblog.com/survival-blades-part-1-by-r-h/ http://survivalblog.com/survival-blades-part-2-by-r-h/ He’s discussing how to advise newcomers regarding survival knives (and other edged tools).

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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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“The Elite are Masters of the Basics”

“The elite are masters of the basics.” Wherever this sentence came from, it is profound. It certainly applies to knifemaking, as well as every other discipline. It leads directly to the next question: “What are the basics?” In the cutlery … Continue reading

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Tiny Handful of Fuschia

Here is a little knife.  It’s 3-inch, 1/8-inch thick blade of S30V steel is followed by a brass guard, a rag micarta spacer, and then a bright purple fuschia-colored Dymondwood handle. The pin passes through the sturdy hidden tang.  The … 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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