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This page is currently under construction, it will contain pics of my twisted handel spike knives, and throwers as they become finished. Check back soon.

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Many, many thanks to my friend Chris for the box of spikes.

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   Various knives in different stages of completion being thrown tested.




























Viking Saxe
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This is a viking saxe style blade with a twisted handle made from a railroad spike.

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Drop Point
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This is a drop point blade that I made for a Marine friend. The head has been smoothed out for a hammer striking surface to be used for tent stakes ot whatever needs bashing. Semper Fi, Duncan.






Curved Spike
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This is a curved blade and handle with a reverse twist in the handle.

Twist Detail
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Twist Detail
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Railroad Skinner
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Railroad spike knife with a flatened twist handle and a filework thumb stop.

Thrower
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This is a railroad thrower that I made for my little brother Theran. The head has been hot cut off and tapered.

kukri
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This is a little kukri shaped blade for hiking.






Spike Dagger
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Spike Dagger II
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This knife is from a high carbon spike. It has a single twist handle with sanded twist edges, a drop point, and a filed thumbstop on the spine. The blade is 4" by 3/16" and 8 3/4" overall.




























Railroad Skinner II
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This  knife is made from a railroad spike. It's virtually indestructable. It's one of my favorite camping knives, the spike came from a PaRR line near where I grew up.