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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #30 on: July 07, 2021, 05:46:21 PM »
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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #31 on: July 07, 2021, 05:49:15 PM »
Thank you!

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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #32 on: July 07, 2021, 08:22:10 PM »
Absolutely beautiful knives! You have some incredible talent there!
And your sense of humor is off the charts. Laughed so hard at your response I had tears in my eyes!
Glad to see you on the forum!

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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #33 on: July 07, 2021, 10:00:15 PM »
Tagging,  knew you were making knives did not know how good they were looking!   

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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #34 on: July 08, 2021, 06:22:29 AM »
Are you using a laser to engrave your logo onto the blade?

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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #35 on: July 08, 2021, 11:41:25 AM »
Hey Rob G! Thank you and all, it is fun.

I electro chemically etch my mark using an electricity source that runs through a pad with electrolyte solution in it through a stencil set on the blade. A laser would be nice so that you could do one off designs, but they are really expensive.

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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #36 on: July 12, 2021, 12:22:03 PM »
A few older knives

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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #37 on: July 12, 2021, 12:23:34 PM »
A few older knives
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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #38 on: July 12, 2021, 12:35:53 PM »
Hey, good to see you here!

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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #39 on: July 13, 2021, 10:56:17 AM »
A couple MC's in 440c and Micarta. 440c gets a bad rap because of chinese junk knives mislabeled as 440c, but it actually is a good steel. These are the first MC's I've made with 440c and Micarta and handrubbed. Both have leather crossdraw sheaths and I can make Kydex sheaths if you want. $160 each. I carry an older version of this pattern everyday and have used it for everything you need a knife for such as deer, rabbit, squirrel, boxes, shop work, etc.

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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #40 on: July 13, 2021, 11:00:24 AM »
Green micarta and drop point.

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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #41 on: July 14, 2021, 01:00:16 PM »
First frame handled bowie. Was a lot of work, but it turned out well and I learned a lot.

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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #42 on: July 14, 2021, 01:02:03 PM »
About 18 pieces IIRC?

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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #43 on: July 14, 2021, 02:10:32 PM »
A couple MC's in 440c and Micarta. 440c gets a bad rap because of chinese junk knives mislabeled as 440c, but it actually is a good steel. These are the first MC's I've made with 440c and Micarta and handrubbed. Both have leather crossdraw sheaths and I can make Kydex sheaths if you want. $160 each. I carry an older version of this pattern everyday and have used it for everything you need a knife for such as deer, rabbit, squirrel, boxes, shop work, etc.

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Re: FS Handmade knife from maker
« Reply #44 on: July 14, 2021, 02:23:56 PM »
love the drop point. That is my favorite field knife.  $160 is a great price for a custom knife.
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