Knife forged with two sections of a boat chain link from Louis XIV: King of France, Call the Sun King.
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Hello everyone,   This is a unique piece.   Knife forged with two sections of a boat chain link from Louis XIV: King of France, Call the Sun King. (1630 to 1715) the heart of the blade and make up 6 carbon steel sections to continue rendering the pattern.   The case and tattoo of a frigate: bateay used at the time, as well as on the other side a kraken tantacle for the sailors' stories ..read more
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Falcon Sgian Dubh
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Finally finished this one. 3 1/2" forged suminigashi blade with knotwork and runic engraving, boxwood handle carved as a viking style falcon with buffalo horn eyes, copper mounts with engraved silver overlays. Copper scabbard covered in deerskin, with a copper and silver clan crest and mounts, and a buffalo horn scabbard throat:             let me know what you think ..read more
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Completed Machete/ Bolo
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Well after 5 months my Machete/ Bolo is finally complete! Let me know what you guys think      ..read more
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Kilij-style knife? Just finished today.
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1w ago
My first post, not my first knife.  Just finished this today.  80crv2, jade micarta, brass guard, bolsters, and liners.  Now I need to do a sheath. Or maybe a scabbard with throat and chape..I have some copper brazing wire I've been itching to try ..read more
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German Rosette Dagger Set
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A freshly completed dagger with a pronounced ricasso and reinfirced point. It has carved steel fittings and German silver accents. The byknives include a small utility blade and bodkin pricker. Everything is nestled into a laminated leather and wood scabbard with tooled fac, roped edges and a fabricated/ carved steel chape. This one includes an integrated hang point in the welt.                   A full description at: https://www.wintercutlery.com/product/germanic-16th-c-rosette-dagger-set/200 ..read more
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Nakiri
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1M ago
Finished this one and it's ready to ship out. I just need to take some good photos this weekend. 8" by 2" clayed 1095 blade. Water buffalo horn bolster, stainless steel spacer and Buckeye burl handle with nickel-silver pin. This is the best Hamon I have ever gotten out of 1095 steel. As always, comments and criticism is welcome.     ..read more
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First foray into pattern damascus
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Started a pattern and I'm not really happy with the results so far. It's coming out WAY to busy for my taste. What is the standard for counting layers? Do you count each separate piece, (logically so) or each separate type of metal? Started with 12 1084 and 12 15n20. By my count, I'm up to 2208 layers with one more weld for the tiles. I'm making a few different sized knives from the billet, so I have a different count of tiles in them, but I ended up with 18 tiles. Would that add up to 39k+ layers if all welded together?   I think going forward, I'll make the first stack far fewer separat ..read more
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Simple Antler Sgian
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1M ago
Trying to clear my books before mailing knives in the UK gets a lot more difficult next month. This is just 1095, antler, bog oak and copper:     let me know what you think ..read more
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Bog Oak and Marble Sgian Dubh
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1M ago
Another one finished today. Engraved and clay hardened 1095 blade, carved bog oak handle, silver mounts, copper scabbard covered with lambskin, and hand cut Skye Marble cabochon for the pommel setting...       let me know what you think ..read more
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Hello, here is a Nordic Sanmai
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  So here is a Leuku forged in 90mcv8 and pure nickel. the handle is composed of reindeer bis, birch bark and curly birch on through tang.   As well as a case tattooed on both sides of a stylized crow and a Sami motif. With pleasure for your opinions   ..read more
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