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Old 11-08-2017, 08:16 PM   #1
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I have a lot of knives but I wanted to make this one with the last of the Sanbar Stag I can ever get. The Damascus is 5160, 200 nickel, and 15n20 folded five times to get 416 layers.... I sure hoping I get it bloody this weekend, I love field testing my work.

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Old 11-08-2017, 08:26 PM   #2
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Purty
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:34 PM   #3
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Sweet Jesus !!!!
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:36 PM   #4
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**** thats NICE!!!!
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Old 11-08-2017, 09:26 PM   #5
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Very nice!!

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Old 11-08-2017, 09:29 PM   #6
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Thanks guys; I really appreciate it very much.
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Old 11-09-2017, 09:02 AM   #7
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It's a beauty.
I sure wish I had the equipment and tools to make something that nice.
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Old 11-09-2017, 09:13 AM   #8
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It's a beauty.
I sure wish I had the equipment and tools to make something that nice.

Thanks; you can do it. It just takes money and time.
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Old 11-09-2017, 09:15 AM   #9
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Beautiful knife. Good luck getting some field time with it
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Old 11-09-2017, 12:19 PM   #10
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You outdid yourself your customs are beautiful


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Old 11-09-2017, 12:32 PM   #11
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holy smokes thats nice!!
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Old 11-09-2017, 12:49 PM   #12
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that is nice!
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Old 11-09-2017, 12:51 PM   #13
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You can ship it to me and I will throw it away in a safe manner for you!:-)
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Old 11-09-2017, 12:52 PM   #14
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You are talented
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Old 11-09-2017, 04:04 PM   #15
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Man, you do beautiful work!
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Old 11-10-2017, 05:22 AM   #16
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Gorgeous that is a great looking knife.

What is the story on the Sambar stag? How come it is so hard to acquire?
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Old 11-10-2017, 06:21 AM   #17
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Gorgeous that is a great looking knife.

What is the story on the Sambar stag? How come it is so hard to acquire?
Well seems that someone is having a fit over killing the stags in India so the US is banning imports... you're probably not old enough to remember that precious stuff we used to love to work with called IVORY. My supplier has completely sold out and if I could probably buy more, but I'm not going to pay over 100 bucks for a four inch piece of Sanbar and those prices I have a hard time making money. Normally my Sanbar custom orders start at $400.00, I'm getting out of my market price range if I have to charge more.
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Old 11-12-2017, 08:32 PM   #18
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Awesome knife
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Old 11-12-2017, 08:45 PM   #19
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Very nice, love your work!
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Old 11-13-2017, 07:03 AM   #20
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Well I didn't get it bloody this weekend even thought I diligently gave it a ferocious effort. I did have several offers to relieve me of my knew knife of which I graciously decline. The pictures do it no justice, the stag shines like a brand new diamond the camera didn't pick up.
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Old 11-13-2017, 07:14 AM   #21
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Very Nice!
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Old 12-21-2017, 07:51 PM   #22
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Old 12-21-2017, 08:07 PM   #23
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Yep I love sambar and have quit a bit socked away before the prices sky rocketed most I could sell for $100 to $175 each so they have to be saved for supper special knives.
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Old 12-21-2017, 08:17 PM   #24
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Truly some beautiful work. Nicely done !!
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Old 12-21-2017, 08:27 PM   #25
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That's a beauty!
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Old 12-22-2017, 08:34 AM   #26
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Awww; I was going to keep it but I decided to list it on my website. God knows I don't need more knives, I find knives in drawers, brief cases and all over the house I forgot I even had. I've been a knife maker over 20 years and have accumulated more knives than I'll ever need.
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Old 12-22-2017, 08:43 AM   #27
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very nice
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Old 12-22-2017, 11:14 AM   #28
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Yep I love sambar and have quit a bit socked away before the prices sky rocketed most I could sell for $100 to $175 each so they have to be saved for supper special knives.
Right, Sanbar is expensive and so the quality Damascus Steel I get with 416 layer. One reason I have to charge so much for them. I have a customer that wants a 14 in Damascus Steel kukri, I quoted $500.00. He want's it as soon as I can make it for him. I might have not quoted enough.
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Old 12-24-2017, 05:05 PM   #29
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Awesome knife!!!
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Old 12-25-2017, 06:25 AM   #30
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Only 4 words . . . Bea u ti ful
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Old 12-25-2017, 06:29 AM   #31
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Looks great.
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Old 01-01-2018, 10:16 AM   #32
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Beautiful knife man.
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Old 01-02-2018, 04:08 AM   #33
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Old 01-02-2018, 10:17 AM   #34
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Sharp looking knife right there!!
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Old 01-03-2018, 10:24 PM   #35
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