Discussion in 'KnifeDogs Choice Awards' started by Brad Lilly, Dec 31, 2016.
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Well, I'll get the ball rolling. I didn't get to make as many knives this year due to work and redoing my shop (which still isn't done). But, out of the few, this was the best one.
A8 SS blade
300 series SS bolsters
Stabilized quilted Pomelle Sapele scales
Orange G10 liners
Custom etch for customer on backside
My own leather work
John Doyle inspired jimping (one of the guys who's work I really admire)
Randy Haas inspired design (another guy who's work I really admire)
And here's a composite for more details:
I'll join in.
I think this was likely my nicest of the year.
This is one of my 3-finger hunters.
Bohler N690 Steel-In-house heat treat and cryo
Desert Ironwood Burl handle with Black G10 liners
The sheath is also done in-house with Wickett and Craig Leather.
Here's my favorite hunter I made this year. I'll enter it into this category.
Hand forged 1075 steel, amboyna burl handle, black fittings and bronze accent spacer.
5160 & Turkish Walnut.......
Oooo....Fancy! I'm loving that one John! Ed, Your killing it with that one! I love it.
Here's one of mine from this year that I'm fond of
This is a very tough group to join. Here is my nomination.
I did not complete more than a dozen knives this year. But, I did complete a very special knife for myself. Number 100.
Made from 1080 with a hamon, buffalo horn and dyed whitetail deer handle, stainless guard, accents, and pin. With a mosaic pin in the butt cap.
haha...I think John won- LOL
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