Saturday, September 16, 2017

Trade Knife

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.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Cable Longhunter Knife

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.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Cable Hunter

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.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Shelf Brackets

Steel is 3/8" for the square and round part of the piece, 1/4 tapered vine to a copper leaf. There are 4 at 8" high, and 4 at 7 1/2".

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

First Cable Knife

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.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Small Hunting Knife

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.