Originally Posted by BruceBruce1959
The knife idea sounds like a fun way to utilize free time, I've been thinking about buying some supplies to give the knife making a try myself, maybe a couple kits to start with.,
the only problem for me is I have no artistic abilities at all
and my patience isnt as good as it used to be when attention to detail becomes necessary.
It's pretty easy and can be done with basic tools. Just start out with a kit and go from there. Don't try to hammer forge a Damascus blade and inlay the handle with silver for your first knife.
If you ever get serious about trying your hand at it, let me know. I may be able to help out.