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A few knives all with o-1 tool steel

Discussion in 'Fixed Blades' started by Alex.D, Jan 9, 2015.

  1. Alex.D

    Alex.D New Member

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    :cool:Hi Folks,

    A few knives I did... Keep in mind I only been knife making for a few months and love it!
    Any tips and comments are welcome.
    I do not have the best camera and lighting but it does the job for now.
    Cheers!

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    Working on a Tanto point with paracord for the scales.
    Thanks for your input and tips
     
  2. shadman

    shadman Member

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    very nice-what are the handles?one looks like purpleheart
     
  3. Alex.D

    Alex.D New Member

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    The one that looks like Purple Heart is Padauk the chopper is black Walnut and the drop point style knife is Yellow Heart.
    My first attempt at putting a bolster on a knife.... I counld't get that one pin to blend like the others any tips on that and why?
    Thank's for the input.
     
  4. RHGraham

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    Nice job on all of them!
     
  5. Alex.D

    Alex.D New Member

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    Thank's guy's. Starting 3 other blades this weekend, I'm hooked can't wait.
     
  6. Jake1911

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    Those are excellent knives!, keep up the good work.
     
  7. Foster J

    Foster J Active Member

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    Your headin down the right road. Keep it up.
     
  8. Alex.D

    Alex.D New Member

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    Thank you Mr.Foster
    I realy dig your knives, such smooth lines everything flows together.
     
  9. dancom

    dancom Dust Maker Best Shop Tool

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    Clean pins and clean holes and same material. The pin needs to expand into the hole with some serious force. Either peining or press.
    Take a look at this from Cal:
    http://www.canadianknifemaker.ca/index.php?threads/desert-ironwood-hunter.996/#post-8170

    Good effort on the grind lines for the recurve knife. I'd say for the few months you've come a long way.

    Dan
     
  10. Alex.D

    Alex.D New Member

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    Thank you Mr.Comeau
    I'll give 100% for the next bolster
     

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