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  1. BruceM

    Umm, not new but back after a little time off

    Hey guys, Been away from the forum for a little while, life has those interesting ways of interrupting our routine sometimes. I'll be doing a give-away in the Pay it forward thread pretty soon, that's always fun. Good to be back. Bruce
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    New scale material

    Here is some new scale material that I am working on. I just thought I would throw it out in the middle of the kennel and let you Knife Dogs chew on it and see what you think. Right now I'm calling it "Crazy Lace" unless someone can come up with another name I like, which would earn you a...
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    Prayers for my Mom

    Hi everyone, I haven't been on here much the past few days. My mom had a stroke on Saturday afternoon and has been in the hospital since. She seems to be getting a little better each day. No paralysis which is good, she is having some trouble getting her words to come out right, she knows what...
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    I've been making these for a couple years

    I started making spoon rings a couple years ago and sell quite a few of them on the web and some local venues. Just though I would show a few of them to ya'll. I prefer to use sterling silver but I make some with silver plate too, the second one is silver plate the rest are sterling.
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    Give-Away! Stacked leather washer set

    Ok Knife Dogs, I haven't had a give away in quite a while so, I figured it's about time. Up for grabs is a set of veg-tan leather washers for building a stacked leather washer knife handle. The diameter is 1-1/2" with a 1/8" x 1/2" slot. The leather is approx 3/16" thick and has a firm hand...
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    Talked with Keith Willis

    I got to talk with Keith on the phone a few minutes this evening. What a nice guy! I really enjoyed talking with him. We really have some of the best folks here on the Knife Dogs forum.
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    Night before Christmas: Knife Dog style, everyone pitch in!

    I'm starting this hoping others with poetic prowess may chime in. Hope everyone has a Merry Christmas! Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring not even a mouse, but Mr. Janik tucked his deer rifle under the bed just in case. The kevlar...
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    Congress banning Home Gardens, May affect hunting too!

    Hey guys and gals, Don't know if anyone has heard about this legislation but we all need to take notice. Congress has bills right now that are attempting to ban organic farming and home gardening and may also affect harvesting wild game. Here is a link you can look at...
  9. BruceM

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Just wanted to wish everyone a HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Hope ya'll have a safe one. Bruce
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    Knife Scale Give Away Sign up!

    Hey guys, get in the drawing for a free set of scales. I have this material for sale in the supplies section but wanted to give someone a shot at winning a pair. It is XX paper base in a nice rich brown almost like a carmel color. It polishes really good. One pair 4-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 1/2"...
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    Carbon Fiber Scale Give-a-way

    OK guys, it's been a while since I have been on the forum and wanted to get back into the swing of things with another GAW. I will post up some pics of the Carbon Fiber as soon as I figure what I have. It will likely be in the .125" -.140" thickness range and 1-1/2" wide x 4-1/2" long. One...
  12. BruceM

    Stacked Leather Handle GIVE-AWAY!

    Hey Dogs! Going to give a stacked leather washer kit. 1.5" diameter, each washer is +/- 3/16" thick with a 1/8" x 1/2" slot. Last time I did one of these I think Darci won and she used them on an awesome Damascus blade. Sign up once each day, I will end the GAW on Sunday (4-11-10) night...
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    Carbon Fiber Give-A-Way

    OK Knife Dogs, it's been a while since I have posted a give-a-way so, here it goes. Going through some misc. in the shop since I have a little time on my hands lately,:D and ran across this carbon fiber. It is 5/32" thick and the two pieces are different sizes as follows: 2-1/8" x 3-5/8" and...
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    Mini Skinner

    Here is a mini skinner that I built a while back. 440c with handmade polymer clay scales, 3/16" brass pins, and custom leather sheath. Knife is 4-7/16" long overall, blade is 2-3/8" from tip to scales and just slightly under 1" wide at the widest part of the blade. Blade is 3/32" thick. Handle...
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    Sevierville Knife Show

    Anyone going the the Parker knife show in Sevierville, TN this weekend? Going to get over there on Saturday to show off my Knife Dogs t-shirt.:D
  16. BruceM

    Second Sheath Attempt

    Well, here is the second attempt at making a sheath. Added some tooling, dye, and Tan-Kote. Sandwiched a piece of 4 ounce in between to help protect the stitching. Have to put a lanyard on this little knife to make it easier to pull from the sheath. The knife is only about 4" long overall. It...
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    First Sheath

    First attempt, burnishing edges not so great but think my stitching was decent for the first try. Left two fingers of the handle exposed so it is easy to grip and comes out of the sheath pretty nice.
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    Just off the bench

    Here is one I finished up tonight. Need to run it on the buffer again. AUS8, RC59 7" long overall 2-15/16" blade tip to scales, 5/32" thick Dyed, stabilized Maple burl Mosaic Pins (Screw together type)-really cool by Steven Janik
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    Monday Night Madness 10/26/09 sign up now!

    Ok guys, I am giving away a pair carbon fiber scales, .160" thick x 4.5" x 1.5". Free shipping in the USA. Pick a number between 0 and 999 and reply to THIS post. Whoever gets closest without going "over" wins. Sign up until 9 pm central on October 26. Shortly after 9 pm I will use a random...
  20. BruceM

    Give-away choices?

    Hey gang, I had a blast giving away the leather handle kit Monday night. Congratulations to Clint, aka Ironarmknives. Thanks to everyone that signed up. I am going to do it again next Monday night the 26th. Would you guys rather have a shot at another leather handle kit or maybe some carbon...