Tag Archives: Sheath

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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Horizontal and Vertical Sheaths with Firesteel Mounted

The sheath on the left is a standard vertical pouch. On the right, is an ambidextrous horizontal sheath. The knife is a 3-inch Compact, in O-1 Tool Steel, and brown canvas. Firesteel handles are also brown canvas micarta.

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The Sentry

Here is a less-usual pattern, made from a piece of 1/4-inch-thick 154CM steel that was left over from a custom order. The guard is 416 Stainless, handle is brown canvas micarta. The sheath is very simple–designed to be carried on … Continue reading

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Poor Man’s Kydex

Really, Kydex isn’t that expensive. But, not everybody wants to order a sheet of it just for an experiment. Anyway, here’s what happened when I stuck a Victorinox paring knife into a piece of hot CPVC water pipe: The piece … Continue reading

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From Junk to Jewel

This axe came into the shop as an ugly little hatchet-head, covered with dings, dull as a brick, and mushroomed from being used as a splitting wedge. The first job was to get the remains of the old handle out.  … Continue reading

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Another Bowie–Walnut Dymondwood and S30V

This knife turned out especially nice. Here are some pictures. 7-inch blade, swedged clip, 1/4″ thick, S30V steel, bead-blasted non-reflective finish; Walnut Dymondwood handle, mortised tang. Weight of knife: 12 oz. Sold.

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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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