This knife is loosely patterned off a 18th century trade knife. It measures 5 7/8" from tip to the curly maple handle, and 10 7/8" overall. The forged 1095 blade is 3/32" at the thickest portion of the spine. Sheath is 8oz vegetable tanned cow hide, hand sewn, and dyed dark.
This is the 3rd cable knife from the same 1 1/4 x 12" piece of cable. It measures 16 3/4" overall with a 12 1/4" blade, and 1/8" at the thickest portion of the spine. The guard, pommel, and scabbard band where formed from mild steel. The belt clip 1095, and the pins are a copper tube with a solid brass center. Leather is an 8 ounce vegetable tan.
This blade was forged from the same 1 1/4" x 12" cable as the last knife posted. It measures 9 3/8" overall, and has a 5 1/4" blade. The handle slabs are giraffe bone with combination brass/copper pins. The sheath is my usual 8 oz veg. tanned cowhide.
This is my first attempt at forging cable. The cable started at 1 1/4", blade is 5 1/2", overall length is 9 3/4", the spine is 1/8" tapering both to the point and through the tang. The handle is elk antler secured with pins that are a combination of copper and brass. Sheath is my usual 8 oz. veg. tanned cow hide.
This knife measures 6 5/8" in overall length and has a 3/32" thick straight tapered blade forged from 1095. The handle is ebony with 1/16" brass pins. The "guard" area has been peened over for a nice comfortable feel.