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Old 12-29-2018, 07:12 PM   #1
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Had a blast putting some cool hybrids to use for a set of skinning blades in time for some Christmas gifts. These are cast morell Australian burl wood chunks and hand sanded through every grit I had. The sheath patterns are my two favorites but Iím still looking for a few additions to the new year toolbox.
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Old 12-29-2018, 07:22 PM   #2
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That is some beautiful work sir!
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Old 12-29-2018, 07:34 PM   #3
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Old 12-29-2018, 08:03 PM   #4
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I want one, beautiful knives sir well done
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Old 12-29-2018, 08:05 PM   #5
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Good gracious Brian, those knives are just awesome!
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Old 12-29-2018, 08:53 PM   #6
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Good gracious Brian, those knives are just awesome!
Thanks guys! Trying to dig up some earlier pics in the making process to post up
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Old 12-29-2018, 09:26 PM   #7
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Those are beautiful!
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Old 12-29-2018, 09:29 PM   #8
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You are starting to get the hang of it!!
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Old 12-29-2018, 10:01 PM   #9
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You are starting to get the hang of it!!
Just a little practice .....even a blind squirrel...
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Old 12-30-2018, 01:58 PM   #10
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Man, that's pretty.
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Old 12-30-2018, 03:13 PM   #11
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Thanks! Here are a couple views of the ground blanks and hand sanding phases.
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Old 01-10-2019, 11:16 AM   #12
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a new combo of sheaths coming soon!
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Old 01-10-2019, 11:53 AM   #13
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Are you selling any?
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Old 01-10-2019, 12:10 PM   #14
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Would you like a sheath?
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Old 01-10-2019, 07:43 PM   #15
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James, If you get a chance to get one of his knifes, or leather work, DO IT!
I love mine.

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I need to try making some of that one of these days. Did you use alumalite?
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Old 01-13-2019, 10:14 AM   #17
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Those are pretty!
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Old 01-13-2019, 10:00 PM   #18
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works of art!
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Old 01-13-2019, 10:33 PM   #19
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I need to try making some of that one of these days. Did you use alumalite?
I don’t cast the handle material. I leave that to the casting pros! But yes, I’m sure they use alumalite with color dyes. It’s a fun process. It’s best to place in a pressure cooker if you have one
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I can’t wait to see the one he is making me. I have been wanting to get a good knife for a long time. Finally got the chance.
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Old 01-14-2019, 12:21 PM   #21
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Thank you guys! Functional art I hope, I know they are skinning many a deer with these here. Appreciate the comments!
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I don’t cast the handle material. I leave that to the casting pros! But yes, I’m sure they use alumalite with color dyes. It’s a fun process. It’s best to place in a pressure cooker if you have one
I wonder why you couldn't just use a vacuum chamber to pull out the air bubbles? I need to google that
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I wonder why you couldn't just use a vacuum chamber to pull out the air bubbles? I need to google that
You can but the guy that makes the stuff says it works better under pressure for some reason
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Those are pretty.
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You can but the guy that makes the stuff says it works better under pressure for some reason
And the reason is the Alumilite sets up too fast and a vacuum chamber takes too long to get the bubbles out before the epoxy sets. I guess air pressure being instant so it squeezes the bubble so small you can't see them
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Those are amazing
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thank you guys, I appreciate your kind words!
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And the reason is the Alumilite sets up too fast and a vacuum chamber takes too long to get the bubbles out before the epoxy sets. I guess air pressure being instant so it squeezes the bubble so small you can't see them
makes perfect sense! scientific and mysterious stuff!
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Those are beautiful!
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