A couple that I know just purchased the Mrs. A new JK Unlimited.
So I had to make her a matching knife.
On a side note, I received an email today from a casting producer of my favorite TV show Forged in Fire. I have an opportunity to try out for the show...
Epoxied the chip back in, shaped the handle, now I'm sealing the joint with CA glue before wet sanding and polishing. It won't be perfect but it will be functional.... The dead critters won't mind. :-)
It was a tighter that normal fit when assembling the scales, I am most concerned about the...
It's times like this when you shut the machines down and call it a night! This is the second time in two weeks I've had Kirinite do something unexpected. I love the way this stuff finishes but hate working with it!
Okay, let me preface this by saying I have only made a few knives with A2 but wanted to share my thoughts.
As we know, A2 has a reputation of being a tough steel, relatively easy to sharpen and holds a descent edge. It benefits from a cryo treatment and with cryo performs well around 60 rc...
A pair of Damascus Hunters with Type II handles finished this weekend.
Damascus Hunter Type II in 1095 /15n20. Red Lava Kirinite, black micarta pins. #LakeyKnives
Damascus Hunter Type II in 1095 /15n20. Micarta scales , aluminum...
Damascus Hunter in 1095 /15n20 with California Buckeye Burl scales, G10 liners, aluminum pins and lanyard tube and mosaic pin. #LakeyKnives
The owner should be happy with this one.
It's a work in progress, combined some G10 liners to some stabilize California Buckeye Burl wrapping it around a 1095 /15n20 Damascus Hunter blade... I might have to do one for myself sometime.
More to come.
My buddy liked the curved handle of my purple swirl knife and wanted a his and hers set of Hunters. It just so happens that I had two billets of Damascus left so here they are.
His and hers Hunters in 1095 /15n20 twist Damascus with micarta scales, black micarta pins and an aluminum lanyard...