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    Latest knife

    Im doing one slightly different from most I do, Im thinking hidden tang or just pin and peen . Any suggestions are welcome thanks, I will just solder on the gaurd .
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    Making a gator sheath

    I am making a gator sheath should I stick with this general style or is there somthing better to try . Lets see thanks kellyw
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    Im stumped for loading pictures

    I began using a brand new canon a460 and its really giving me a bad time. It will not allow me to download pictures to the site. I have tried reformating the card, then I tried piccaso picture program it never worked, then retried camera wizard with microsoft and nope. the only thing I can...
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    Knife pictures

    Ok I got new batterys and played a bit. Now some pictures with this camera are really different and I dont know why. I had the ligh diffused from the back 2 lights same as before now the pictures seem darker. I shut off the lights in the kitchen it was at night so got fairly dark had my lighting...
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    Shopping for a new camera

    I spent 6 to 8 hours surfing from comparison to comparison. I want the best bang for the buck . Consumers guide says the #1 pick in america is the CANON REBEL T3i/ 600D 18mp DSLR . So after another couple hours looking/shopping a price at about 900 landed to me. It comes with 2 lens a 18-55...
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    Help needed

    Ok here is what I bought, its a 100 dollar light box set up with lights and tri pod for the camera . It has side /up down level bubble tilt forward and back the max upward ajustment is 10 inches with the legs and centre portion pulled out. I use a cheap HP M637 7.2 megpixel camera I set it on...
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    The finished product

    I had a cpm 154 skinner that kinda went with the blade and I know its better to show with a knife. the handle is stabilized amboyna burl ,the blades hollow ground cpm154 with a nice polish rc61.5 . The sheath as you all have seen the previous part is brown cape buffalow laced up with the...
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    Todays sheath

    Its about 80% finished just needs some leather lacing in a double loop stitch and a strap. I bought some sam somthin studs but need to know really how they work . If some one could post a few pictures how the strap is sewen on and how big of a hole to punch and do you cut as well. Never used...
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    Differnent view of sheaths

    I will have to admit the last set of picture looks really buisy especially with the motled granite as a back ground. I took these with me to the hockey game and showed my hunting buddys and asked what they thought they liked them . If you guys dont like um please let me know honesty is the best...
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    Something very different

    I have been on a sheath rampage, lmao seriously I think ive got near 40 or more in the 70% completed stage. I wont finish til I make a bade to fit the sheath lol yes a little backwards but this style of sheath is pretty straight forward . In my Obsesive compulsive rampage I found a new way to...
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    My latest sheath covers

    Ive been tying to carve , the colored flower is the second flower and my first attempt at coloring multiple colors. Ive been doing some ostrich and black stingray inlays. Trying to mix it up. Im doing the fronts ready to be stitched on so once im donr a knife I can match up a sheath pretty quick...
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    Cell Phone Case I need HELP

    Well I took someones advice and the results are not good. Now am I _ __- ed ? I rubbed the phone case down with the best wax I have and it has left like a white film in the creases. I dont know what to do . I want to have a water proof cell phone case that wont loose its stamping if it gets wet...
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    Dye and bleeding

    I just made my wife a cell phone case for her black berry. Now ive dye it and it is drying can I just use neets foot oil to water proof and if yes will the dye bleed after a while. I normally water proof with ECO flow super sheen but it leaves the theather tuuf and not soft and plyable. Am I on...
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    My first real attempt at carving and stamping

    I gave it my best shot it took about 40 minutes maybee 50 I think the key is to case the the leather perfectly and im not to good at it yet. I used a patern out of a tandy book I have then trasfered with a ball point pen. I need some tips on using dye for sure as making it pop is hard but all...
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    My first real attempt at carving and stamping

    I gave it my best shot it took about 40 minutes maybee 50 I think the key is to case the the leather perfectly and im not to good at it yet. I used a patern out of a tandy book I have then trasfered with a ball point pen. I need some tips on using dye for sure as making it pop is hard but all...
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    New knife steel

    Now I dont know how long this steel has been around but ide like to know more. Im looking for a steel comparable to 154cm I use this for fillet knives mostly and some smaller kitchen knives. I also use CPM 154 for my skinners and hunting blades. Please some of you master smiths be honest and let...
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    My latest try at stamping

    I find this type of stamping difficult even when drawing out a patteren. I have only done a few in the past but kindaq give up for a while now im trying again.
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    My latest knife

    Its a broad skinner 9 in L x 1.5 w made from CPM154 stainless rc 61.5 hollow ground with a nice polish. The handle desert iron wood burl mosaic pins and lanyard tube. The sheath is a 8oz veg tan with sting ray inlay edges burnished and water proofed. Ive only made 4 or 5 this year si thought ide...
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    My latest knife

    Sorry forgot the picture its in the other post
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    sting ray inlay

    My latest stingray inlay sheath edges been burnished with gum, water proofed , saddle stitched by hand 8oz veg tan leather with a 4 oz cover on top the sting ray inlay. I did a little stamping nothing special but the knife kicks, Desert Ironwood burl , mosaic pins and lanyard with CPM154...
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