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"Sharp & Pointy " Things, Watch Your Digits

Brocolie Hunter
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This blade was forged from a horseshoe rasp, with a V grind, and a paracord wrap handle. The receses of the filework on the spine have been heat blued for contrast. It went to a friend that works on a farm, brocolie beware.

drop point hunter
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This drop point hunter was forged from a horse shoe rasp, the liners and bolsters are brass, and the handle is Ipe wood. The pins holding everything are mosaic circles and squares.

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Utility
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This is a small utility blade made from a leifspring.It was an experiment in different filework techniques.

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Scandi
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This is based on a scandi design. A recurve blade with a stacked handle of elk and reindeer antler, epay wood and copper.There is also a vine file pattern on the spine but I'm having diffuculty photographing it.
 

leafspring skinner
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This blade is forged from a leafspring, the handle is reindeer antler with a brass and leather guard. It also has a mosaic pin and a fileworked thumbstop.

Tanto Blade
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This blade is made from a file and is shaped like a tanto. The handle is South American palope wood with a para cord wrap. The blade is 8" with an overall length of 14".

Hunting Knife
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This blade is made from a file and the handle is deer antler. The blade length is 5.5" and the overall length is 10".

Walnut Tanto
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This tanto blade is made from a file, it has a full tang and a walnut handle and sheath with brass fittings and pins. The blade is 4" and 8.5" overall.

Paring knife
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This is a paring knife made from a sawsall blade, the handle is mahogany.

Primal I
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The blade os this knife is made from a mill file and the handle is a whitetail deer leg bone with a leather cord wrap. This is a very comfortable knife to use.






Ladie's Dagger
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This knife blade is made from a file and the handle is made from a carved deer antler. The quillions are brass. The blade length is 6" and the overall length is 11.75".




























































Wakazashi
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This wakazashi took me three years to make. The blade is folded 1,000 times. I will put more pics of it up when I can.

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This knife is made from a file. The sheath is made from mahogany and the handel is paracord wraped.

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This is a cooking knife that I made for my friend Chloie.It's made from a sawsall blade and a deer antler.

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This is a sickle knife made out of a 9" diamond stone saw blade.

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These are a pair of decorative
twist throwing knives that I made
out of lagbolts, the tips are each
folded ten times.

English Pound Knife
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This knife is a made from a file, with a full tang, mahogany handle with an English Pound on either side.

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Carved Dagger
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The blade on this knife is made from a railroad spike, and the handle is a deer leg bone that I carved and flamed. The blade is 5.25" long with an overall length of 9.25".

Scottish Dirk
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Detail of Scottish Dirk
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Work Knife
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This work knife is made from a file, it has been retempered and has a paracord wrap handle.

Tanto
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The blade of this knife is made from a file and the handle is made from apoxy putty wrapped arround the full tang. It has been molded to my grip while it was still tacky, then sanded a little. This is an experimental work knife to see how well the epoxy holds up under abuse.

Loop Handle File Knife
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This is a basic file knife with a simple loop tang handle.

Leafspring Axe
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Leafspring Axe
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Here are a few leafspring viking style axes that I have been working on. They have one full rotation every twelve feet.

Leafspring Axe
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