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My Works in Progress!

Discussion in 'Knife Makers Gallery' started by Stew, Jan 30, 2018.

  1. beachlover

    beachlover Moderator Staff Member

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    Who was that bell-end who posted a pic like that on BB as an excuse for not delivering on a knife and claiming it had broken, whereas in fact he had badly photoshopped it?

    Not for a minute suggesting you have Stew, but the image just sparked the incident in the musty recesses of my BB memories. :)
     
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  2. BorderReiver

    BorderReiver Moderator Staff Member

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    Snap.:nod:
     
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  3. Stew

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    A distraction I've been working on a while.

    I've had some stress issues so decided to start another surfboard as it's something I can get away with doing before work and at a break.

    The lighter sections of wood are thin sections of bamboo that span only 3 of the ribs - I'll have a count at some point but there's a fair few that were glued! (It's 6' 2" long) When I needed some time away, I popped off and glued one on.

    Still a way to go yet but that's all the wood for the deck glued....

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  4. Stew

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    It wasn't even a knife he was selling. It was from his personal collection - a damascus blade with a green wood dyed handle. Claimed it had been run over by his lawnmower, I think.

    He was the same walt that made a thing about Alan Wood Woodlore forgeries, claiming that the forgeries were missing a full stop on the stamp. Jack Jack spotted that other marks on the blade perfectly lined up with the real example he was showing - another photoshop job!
     
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  5. beachlover

    beachlover Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep. That was the one. :)
     
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    It's bugging me what his name was now. Clearly an accomplished maker but also another on the fruitcake list.
     
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  7. ElThomsono

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    Did he not post as Xunil?
     
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  8. Andylaser

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    Yeah that was him. Well remembered. :)
     
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  9. Stew

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    Yes! I had this nagging about an X at the start of the name and it being a reverse of something else. Good memory!
     
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  10. Stew

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    Something wicked this way comes....

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    A cold steel Gurkha kukri ready to be de-handled...
     
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  11. Nice65

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    Cool. Is that the original CS rubbery handle? I kind of like that stuff, I’ve got an Outdoorsmen Lite, one of my favourite kitchen knives but fairly bombproof for anything outdoors.
     
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  12. Stew

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    Well it was. :)

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    As someone pointed out, the lack of glue will let water under the handle. Worth thinking on for a kitchen knife.
     
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  13. ElThomsono

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    Geez, it suddenly looks a lot more knife!
     
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  14. Stew

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    It is a heck of a knife!
     
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  15. ElThomsono

    ElThomsono Moderator Staff Member

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    Those 20 microns of tape ought to keep you safe :rofl:
     
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  16. Stew

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    You mean twenty layers. :) I've learned that one the hard way!
     
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    Fresh out of a vinegar bath ready for a paracord wrap handle.
     
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    That's a wrap!

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    The cord needs waterproofing - going to play with a soak in epoxy.
     
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  20. ElThomsono

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    Very nice Stew, you've done well to retain the detail under the paracord.
     
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