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Re: Adam Marr's Work

Tue Jun 05, 2012 6:07 am

Very nice!

Re: Adam Marr's Work

Tue Jun 05, 2012 6:30 pm

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A recently completed 150mm petty.

Details:

Devin Thomas Stainless Damascus blade

Hybrid "D" shaped handle from California Buckeye burl with copper ferrule.

Handle constructed with mortise and tenon type mechanical connection for strength. The copper ferrule has a nipple of sorts on it that fits within the wood body. The bond is tight enough that I was able to shape the handle dry fit that way I could get the copper kind of hot without ruining the epoxy bond. Then when everything was done, I glued it up and then it was just finish sanding/polishing. I love having a milling machine. :)

Re: Adam Marr's Work

Tue Jun 05, 2012 7:48 pm

You're on a roll buddy. Keep em coming! I'll post this one on my Facebook page tomorrow for you.

Re: Adam Marr's Work

Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:10 pm

Dang, that ferrule is something else. This is probably the first copper ferrule I have seen...and I love it.

Re: Adam Marr's Work

Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:37 am

It will look super cool once it turns green.

Re: Adam Marr's Work

Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:40 pm

Break out the fork pictures dude!

Re: Adam Marr's Work

Fri Jun 22, 2012 2:27 am

chefknivestogo wrote:Break out the fork pictures dude!


+1 Yeah, what gives; Break out the fork pics dude! What are you? Busy racing that rice burner around? :ugeek:

Hope the kido' is doing good!

Re: Adam Marr's Work

Fri Jun 22, 2012 4:27 pm

Oh that's it Shaun!! Rice burner?

Wait, wait....didn't you just buy a rice burner?

Re: Adam Marr's Work

Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:33 pm

Wow, is that ferrule solid copper??? That is cool!! How much weight does it add??

Re: Adam Marr's Work

Fri Jun 22, 2012 6:11 pm

Yeah, it's solid except in so much as there is a slot cut in it for the tang. :)

It did add weight that you could feel, but it felt very nice IMHO. It was fairly thin for a ferrule and balanced nicely.
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