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Old 04-08-2018, 09:35 AM   #1
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Started with a 2" diameter x 5" long piece of round stock and forge welded a 5160 bit into the edge. It was all done with my arm and a hammer.... I've since bought a forge press haha.
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Old 04-08-2018, 09:40 AM   #2
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Very Nice!
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Old 04-08-2018, 09:40 AM   #3
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That looks like a mean mf!
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Old 04-08-2018, 09:42 AM   #4
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That thing looks like it belongs on a Norseman's belt. I love it!
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Old 04-08-2018, 09:44 AM   #5
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Thats bada**!
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Old 04-08-2018, 09:51 AM   #6
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Very nice! I wish I had a forge press. This Damascus billet Im working on is killing me!


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Old 04-08-2018, 09:57 AM   #7
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That’s sic
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Made quick work of my brothers axis buck the other day
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Old 04-08-2018, 09:58 AM   #8
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Very nice! I wish I had a forge press. This Damascus billet Im working on is killing me!

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Haha I understand, that axe killed me, I ordered a coaliron press. Should be delivered in a few weeks
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Old 04-08-2018, 09:58 AM   #9
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sweet!
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Old 04-08-2018, 10:00 AM   #10
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Thats sic
Loving my knife you made me
Made quick work of my brothers axis buck the other day
Nice, when u gonna kill one.
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Old 04-08-2018, 10:35 AM   #11
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What did you use to drift the eye?
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Old 04-08-2018, 10:56 AM   #12
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Swinging a 20lb sledge with one hand. Ya da Man.

I really would like me a press or at least a good trip hammer.
My old horseshoeing hammers don't move metal all that good unless it's soft and thin. 5160 is danged hard to move with a 3 lb hammer under a POS anvil like mine.

Good work on the axe!
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Old 04-08-2018, 11:10 AM   #13
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Man, thats awesome.
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Old 04-08-2018, 11:14 AM   #14
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Sweet!
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Old 04-08-2018, 11:41 AM   #15
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Thats really cool!!!
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Old 04-08-2018, 11:42 AM   #16
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Wow! That is freaking sick!! Great job!
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Old 04-08-2018, 12:47 PM   #17
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That is one of a kind
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Old 04-08-2018, 12:51 PM   #18
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Awesome.
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Old 04-08-2018, 01:35 PM   #19
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What did you use to drift the eye?
I forged a drift out of an old log splitting wedge a while back that I use. The press I bought will have a punch/drift die.
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Old 04-08-2018, 01:42 PM   #20
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Swinging a 20lb sledge with one hand. Ya da Man.

I really would like me a press or at least a good trip hammer.
My old horseshoeing hammers don't move metal all that good unless it's soft and thin. 5160 is danged hard to move with a 3 lb hammer under a POS anvil like mine.

Good work on the axe!
Haha I wish I could swing a 20lb sledge with 1 hand. I've used a lot of 5160 in the past for larger knives and it forges pretty easy with a 3lb hammer, but I was starting with a 1/4" thick x 2" wide flat bar.
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Old 04-08-2018, 04:23 PM   #21
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That is awesome bro, very nice

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Old 04-08-2018, 04:30 PM   #22
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you need to start selling them, that thing looks sick!
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Old 04-08-2018, 04:30 PM   #23
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beautiful work sir
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Old 04-08-2018, 05:13 PM   #24
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Nice, when u gonna kill one.
Im trying
Hows my new knife coming along?
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Old 04-08-2018, 05:17 PM   #25
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Very cool and bad a--! Really neat texture-and-char treatment on handle as well!
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Old 04-08-2018, 06:09 PM   #26
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That’s reaaaaaal nice.
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Old 04-08-2018, 07:21 PM   #27
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Thanks everyone!
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Old 04-08-2018, 07:22 PM   #28
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Im trying
Hows my new knife coming along?
It's coming along.
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Old 04-09-2018, 08:23 AM   #29
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you need to start selling them, that thing looks sick!
Hmmmm... good idea
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Old 04-09-2018, 08:35 AM   #30
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Very nice.
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Old 04-17-2018, 07:21 AM   #31
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Skills!
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Old 04-17-2018, 07:22 AM   #32
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wow! congratulations that thing is awesome!!!
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Old 04-17-2018, 05:16 PM   #33
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I like the looks of that. Good job!
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Old 04-17-2018, 06:21 PM   #34
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Man that looks awesome!


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Old 04-19-2018, 08:36 PM   #35
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That's cool!


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Old 04-19-2018, 08:44 PM   #36
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That’s a piece of art. You should definitely sell these. Good work!
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Old 04-20-2018, 12:12 AM   #37
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Nice!

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Old 04-20-2018, 12:21 AM   #38
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That looks great!
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Old 07-02-2018, 11:49 AM   #39
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That's Awesome!!
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Old 07-03-2018, 04:49 PM   #40
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Very nice!
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Old 07-03-2018, 04:56 PM   #41
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Nice work! Reading that made my hand and forearm ache.
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Old 07-03-2018, 05:14 PM   #42
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I love that handle! Would look awesome on my early 1900s hatchet head!!!


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Old 07-03-2018, 05:45 PM   #43
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Gnarly!
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Old 07-03-2018, 05:46 PM   #44
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Sweet axe!!
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Old 07-03-2018, 10:00 PM   #45
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Bad Axe!
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Old 07-03-2018, 10:28 PM   #46
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That is awesome looking.
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Old 07-08-2018, 02:29 PM   #47
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That looks plenty sharp! You did a great job.
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Old 07-08-2018, 02:41 PM   #48
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Bad mofo!
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Old 07-08-2018, 03:01 PM   #49
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Really cool! Good job!
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:47 PM   #50
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Dang, I’d like to have one of those.
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