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Mon May 28, 2012 10:42 am
Mon May 28, 2012 6:23 pm
Wow Wow Wow! I can't believe how good that looks!
Mon May 28, 2012 6:49 pm
I wish I had more time for the knife hobby! I love projects like these that reap such a reward. That wood is beautiful. It is amazing what the handle does to the overall appearance of a knife.
Mon May 28, 2012 8:59 pm
Thanks! I curved the front of the handle a bit more and brought it back from the edge a tad. The Sycamore has some nice contrast to the layers in it; some are really dark brown, others are very pale brown, but it's hard to get a good pic of it sometimes.
Tue May 29, 2012 1:43 am
Oh yeah, the handles are just riveted on! No chisel needed! The tang was much cleaner than on other Western style knives that I have rehandled and the tang was polished a bit farther back than where the original handle scale ended, so I could make my handle slightly shorter.
Next one may be getting some blue Box Elder burl
Tue May 29, 2012 8:49 am
Sweet - very unique grain.
Tue May 29, 2012 5:42 pm
Any interest in doing a couple handle jobs for me?
Tue May 29, 2012 5:52 pm
Sycamore's one of my favorites. I want to rehandle my petty in it......
Gorgeous, thanks for showing us that, great drool factor.......
Tue May 29, 2012 9:09 pm
This was my first time using the Sycamore, I'm glad I have a big block and the rest of this piece left, I should have another 2 or 3 handles left with what I have left over! I was hoping that the contrast would still show after polishing!
Mark, shoot me a PM with what you are looking for!
Tue May 29, 2012 9:54 pm
love the subtle tweak to the shape!
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