Thursday, May 25, 2017
Started with 5 layers(pic1), forge welded and drawn out. Cut this in half(pic2), forge welded, drawn out, and twisted. Pic3 is its current state(10 layer) with a quick etch. I'm thinking cut/weld/twist one more time before forging it to a blade. This would make it a 20 layer. Currently 4 hours into this with coal forge and no power hammer, but so far so good on the welds.
Friday, May 19, 2017
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Sunday, February 19, 2017
overall length is just shy of 13 3/4"
spine is .155" at the hilt
Handle is curly maple and rosewood with 1/16" steel pins
sheath is vegetable tanned cow hide dyed dark and wet formed
Shaves, chops a pine 2x6 in half, and shaves again
Blade is darker- bad lighting
Friday, February 10, 2017
Specs are as follows:
*Curly maple stock, scraped and relief carved
*Chamber's LH Siler lock
*Rice barrel, Beck profile: swamped, 42" 50 caliber 1-66 twist, round bottom rifling
*Davis double set triggers
*Length of pull 13 3/4"(front trigger)
*Cast off 1/4"
*Weight 8.9 lbs (wet, without sling)
Asking price $2400 +shipping