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    Circa WW1 Military Folders

    Thread Starter: Smiling-Knife

    The basic army-issue clasp knife with marline spike and tin opener in the first part of the 1900s was the pattern 6353/1905. It first appeared in 1905 and remained basically the same until the start of WWII. The original spec comprised of stag scales. The first knife in pic 1 is an example made by...

    Last Post By: CHB Yesterday, 07:45 PM Go to last post

    BB Makers Listing

    Thread Starter: Basemetal

    This thread is a resource to list BB Members who categorise themselves as Makers. It is open to bladesmiths, knifemakers, knifebuilders (using other people's blades), and leatherworkers. British Blades can take no responsibility for any deals arising from this thread, which is here simply to...

    Last Post By: steevee Yesterday, 02:31 PM Go to last post
    Vincent Vega

    Sgian Dubh KITH anyone?

    Thread Starter: Vincent Vega

    Just testing the water here, would anyone be interested in a KITH? Knife style would be a Sgian Dubh Open to any interpretation; traditional, modern, primitive etc. Open to all makers regardless of experience even those who are making their first attempt. I really enjoyed taking part in...

    Last Post By: Mark1 Yesterday, 07:53 PM Go to last post

    Something New

    Thread Starter: pieinthesky

    I have been working on a new knife design for a few months and am now in a position to show you something: It is still at prototype stage and still needs development but it works well. I hope you find it interesting:)

    Last Post By: filleep Yesterday, 11:45 PM Go to last post

    Forum knife - Reserve list 2 sign up.

    Thread Starter: Stew

    Just for ease, start a new list here please. I don't know what's spare yet.

    Last Post By: Green Arrow Today, 07:59 AM Go to last post

    Another find me a backpack thread

    Thread Starter: ANDYLASER

    Hi all, another find me a back pack thread. This one however has some very specific requirements and some “non negotiables”. Part of my work entails commissioning radar and comms systems on new build ships and oil platforms. I have a requirement to cart a laptop, tools and documents to inaccessible...

    Last Post By: reddave Yesterday, 11:31 PM Go to last post

    Gentlemans helper

    Thread Starter: SharpestEdge

    Hello gentlemen, I'm looking for some assistance. I'm looking for what could be best described as a UK legal gentleman's folder. I'm looking to add a bit of class to my carry, but this seems to be a bit of a unicorn. I have a mini griptilian that I adore, but I don't carry it out the house because...

    Last Post By: bagman Today, 11:11 AM Go to last post

    What do you use your fixed blades for?

    Thread Starter: roscotanna

    hey guys, I bought one of the bahco saw/mora/wooden rule sets on offer from clas ohlson partly for the saw, partly for the knife and partly because I couldn't not buy one at £10. Having never owned a fixed blade (excluding kitchen knives) I thought it would be fun to give it a try. Obviously I...

    Last Post By: rabbit sniper Today, 09:48 AM Go to last post

    Ruining perfectly good steel (my projects)

    Thread Starter: mbcx4jrh

    Hi, I've just completed my 5th knife and rather than posting endless numbers of thread showing off sub standard projects, I thought I'd create one thread. So you can avoid it easily, or have a laugh all in one place, your choice. By 5 knives, I mean 5 completed knives. There's been many others...

    Last Post By: camperman Yesterday, 09:00 PM Go to last post

    custom bowie

    Thread Starter: ruggero

    Hi all, here a bowie knife i make for a friend. The blade i make from a sanmai-damascus billet, my friend Gregory from ukraine makes for me. The blade is 235mm long, 46mm high und 8mm thick. The handle becoms brass fittings. The wood i not defined. Here the blade in work :

    Last Post By: ruggero Yesterday, 05:06 PM Go to last post
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