View Full Version : My first knife from scratch

06-16-2010, 02:59 PM
First i thought the idea of making a weddinggift was a good.

After a while I realized the time could be a issue. 1.5 week for my first knife incl. the blade.
And then it had to be so good that it should suit as a wedding gift.

BUT It worked out great, Im very happy with it. I found a good company that could anneal the blade over the weekend. I made the handle a little bit harder to make for my self but it turn out good enough. The stainless steel was a pain to grind.

Next week a get my milling machine that a bought so I think it shoud be easier next time. 2thumbs

Sorry for the crappy picture. I will try to get better ones before the wedding.


Doug Lester
06-16-2010, 03:34 PM
Yes, Bruno, I'd say that you did real good; outstanding for a first knife.

Doug Lester

Don McNeil
06-16-2010, 04:16 PM
Kind of makes me want to throw out my first...NICE JOB!!!

06-16-2010, 06:34 PM
Great Job.

john smith
06-16-2010, 08:23 PM
very impressive for your first knife 2thumbs
I think you better make another one and put it to use in you kitchen.
Keep up the great work.

Bennie Lovejoy
06-22-2010, 01:05 PM
Crappy picture or not that is one heckuva first knife. Can't wait to see you're second.2thumbs

06-22-2010, 02:09 PM
Here comes some more pictures.
I just had a few minutes before we left for the wedding.

I better get a light tent(?) in the future :)




06-24-2010, 11:39 AM
Very nice for your first knife.

Dan Pierson
06-24-2010, 11:46 AM
Very impressive first knife.

Gary Miller
06-26-2010, 10:24 PM
looks good

07-09-2010, 12:16 PM
I am preparing for my first, hope it turns out like yours.

07-09-2010, 12:18 PM
I pratice 1 blade a night for a week before I started with the real thing. Good thing to do.

Good luck.


07-09-2010, 01:30 PM
Yep. I'd show that one off if it were my first. Nice job.