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Old 04-15-2012, 06:33 PM
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Trying to improve quality as I learn new things. I used California Buckeye and rosewood. With a few more hours buffing this one will be my new hunting knife.
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Old 04-15-2012, 08:56 PM
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From a non knife builders eye I think it looks pretty professional.
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Old 04-15-2012, 09:01 PM
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Thank you sir, I do try to improve from my mistakes which are many. My son seems to find everyone. It is fun and man does it ease the mind by staying busy! The rosewood is from the same guy I bought the Win model 70 rifle. The wood pre-dates the 50's. He was going to add a forearm tip and pistol grip to the rifle but decided not to. I'm glad to be able to transform the wood into something usefull. I only have enough to do one or two more. It stinks pretty bad when sanding it and it irrated the sinuses too. Very dense and oily.

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Oh wow, GREAT job! That knife is easily over $200.
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Old 04-15-2012, 10:56 PM
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Coming from the grand master, I appreciate the thumbs up. I have started to draw out the concepts on paper now before I start. I'm thinking a 2/3 bone with a tail of the dark rosewood??? Looks good on paper anyways. Origionally I thought the wood was claro-walnut but got educated. It's nice to work with.

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awesome production HM, this new knife looks fantastic...
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