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  1. Gahagan

    Wilson Combat Thanos Build

    Yesterday I got 2 more forged as well as a large Persian Bowie Heat treated for a customer. I spent about 3 hrs being interviewed by the local newspaper, apparently with the forged in fire show on people are interested in bladesmithing now.
  2. Gahagan

    It is now Official

    Well you enjoy your retirement.
  3. Gahagan

    Wilson Combat Thanos Build

    Thanks. These are 1075 and will have a nice hamon on them when done.
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    Wilson Combat Thanos Build

    Well I have been commissioned to do a series of 11 Thanos bowies for Wilson Combat. These are slightly smaller than my Original Thanos bit not by much. Firing up the forge to begin forging out the bowies. Shaping the blade Drawing out the tang thermocycling the blade to refine grain...
  5. Gahagan

    Knife Photos from Blade Show 2015

    I did not know you were there. i would have had you do my knives. I looked for you out where I brought my knife to you my first show but you were not out there.
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    Knife handle material suggestions

    I was looking at a board of exhibition grade claro walnut.
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    Thanos Bowie

    This is the last knife I have left of my JS test knives. I call it the Thanos Bowie. It has a 12" blade 2.5 wide and 3/8 thick. Curly Koa handle with shoulder carry sheath. $1600 shipped
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    Koa Camp chopper

    Koa Camp Chopper 11.5" 80crv2 Blade .36 thick. G10 bolster with curly Koa scales. This blade has my rustic finish on it which shows the forging and is scotchbright finished for a good working finish. This is a great all around work knife comes with a belt carry sheath. $750 shipped
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    Knife handle material suggestions

    Bob I considered that but was told that they wanted some natural wood with nice figure.
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    Anti-scale coating/preventing decarburization

    I found that soaking the blade with wd40 before ht gives the same results. I was taught to use wd40 by Jason Knight when making damascus as a flux and it hought I wonder if it will help with decarb. I sprayed it on until it was dripping and stuck it in the oven. It flared up a little but left a...
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    Knife handle material suggestions

    Ok I need some input from you collectors. I am working on a run of 11 of my Thanos Bowies for Wilson combat. I am looking for input as to what the preferred handle material would be for most collectors. My original had Koa on it but high quality koa in the sizes I need are rare and very...
  12. Gahagan

    A few of my JS knives and a couple others

    The wood on the first 3 is Hawaiian curly Koa. JS Stands for Journeyman Smith it is a rating with the American Bladesmith Society.
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    passed my JS test

    Thanks. I will be back to posting more that all of the stress of my JS test knives is over.
  14. Gahagan

    A few of my JS knives and a couple others

    Here are a few of my knives. I will post them for sale in the for sale section as soon as I get better pictures but if you are interested you can pm me. My JS Persian Fighter Bowie My JS Thanos Bowie My JS Fighter My Persian Bowie My Brute de Forge Chopper
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    passed my JS test

    Thanks everyone here is a picture of the set I took. Apparently Coops pics wont be in for 2 weeks.
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    passed my JS test

    I have not posted on here in a while even though I have been lurking around checking out other people post. I have been busy on orders and working on my JS test knives for blade. I am happy to say I passed along with many other talented makers. I will post up pics of my JS test set when the...
  17. Gahagan

    What are the best grinders that a man who wants to one day be a pro buy

    Wilmont. I have had a KMG and bader. I prefer the wilmont to both.
  18. Gahagan

    5 new hunters for sale

    for size reference
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    5 new hunters for sale

    I have 5 new hunters for sale. Each is made of 3/16 5160. They each come with a leather sheath. I also have 5 more that I have not handled yet if you are interested in a different wood. $350 each + shipping PM me or email me at gahaganknives@yahoo.com if interested
  20. Gahagan

    Gambler's bowie...

    Very nice
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