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jstalljon
05-16-2010, 02:49 PM
Put the finishing touches on knives #3 and #4 today....also put a new finish on #2, and much more satisfied.

Here's a link to where I started and a little explanation...

http://www.knifedogs.com/showthread.php?t=8550

And here's the finished product(s).....

First the caper...in purple heart wood and 3 smaller mosaics....

http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/DSC008891.JPG

http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/DSC008921.JPG

http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/DSC00888.JPG



And the Alpha Mini knock off...in African leapord wood


http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/DSC008983.JPG

http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/DSC009011.JPG

http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/DSC009031.JPG

And my second knife with it's new coating...

http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/DSC008974.JPG

http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/DSC008962.JPG


I still have a LONG way to go, I get frustrated with my bevels and blade finish. By far my favorite part is shaping the handle....it just feels like a piece of art in your hands when finished.

Jeff Pearce
05-16-2010, 04:06 PM
They look great...2thumbs

Ernie Swanson
05-16-2010, 04:26 PM
Very nice for your first few. Your well on your way!!

Sean Cochran
05-16-2010, 06:42 PM
Frustrated?! I wish my first few had looked that good. Keep it up, looking great so far.

Billy Helton
05-16-2010, 10:10 PM
Those really do look good diddo for sean