My Entry for the 2011 KITH

Archer Moon

Well-Known Member
Here it is. After long, late, and head scratching hours, the pics are here.

Steel: 5160, 3/16" at spine, heat treated by me
Handle: Black Walnut, looks like bug, 1 coat Danish oil, 4 coats poly.
Pin is ground wire from power co., tube is propane line. All copper.
Flat gound blade, edge is not done, yet.
Sheath is going to be leather, not done yet.
6 1/2" overall, 2 3/4" cutting.
Tapered tang to 3/32"
Sanded to 600 grit, shinny!