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Old 06-19-2015, 08:34 PM
RedstickJP RedstickJP is offline
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A couple new ones

Got my best mans knife & 2 groomsmen knives done. All are o1 steel. One has brass bolsters w/ oak scales, one is antler w/ brass guard and pommel, and I can't remember the wood on the other. They still need a polish and sharpening.

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Old 06-20-2015, 07:04 AM
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Looking good Jesse!


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And watch where the chalk-white arrows go
To the place where the sidewalk ends." Shel Silverstein
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Old 06-23-2015, 12:33 PM
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Nice set of knives.
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Old 06-23-2015, 08:29 PM
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Very cool! I just got a set of elk antlers and a set of deer antlers to work with. I have never used antler before. Any tips or tricks?
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Old 06-24-2015, 10:26 AM
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Actually it was my first time using antler, and I basically just treated it like wood. Like will say that it smells terrible when it hits the shop is outdoors and I still needed to grab a fan lol. I didn't have an issue with the soft porous center since I did a stick tang. I've read that if you're making scales you can use super glue to make the soft area hard and stable
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