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    Albert E

    Birds,bugs etc,around us!!

    Thread Starter: Albert E

    Hi!!We all see and sometimes take pictures of animals around our house,or during our travel vacations!!Here some!!Maybe you have a few from your area too!! A mantis in my garden.

    Last Post By: Albert E Today, 01:28 PM Go to last post

    First World War Officers Kukri's

    Thread Starter: mrcjgscott

    Plenty has been written here and elsewhere about standard issue military kukri. Here are some examples of kukri which I would consider to be made for and carried by officers during WW1, and possibly later. As officers of this period were expected to purchase their own uniform, equipment and...

    Last Post By: TH44 Today, 12:56 AM Go to last post
    Ru Titley

    Ru Titley kydex & leather sheaths .

    Thread Starter: Ru Titley

    Its been awhile since I posted anything Ive made sheath wise in this section of the forum so thought Id start one of those big all in one threads to keep it all neat and compact . Here are some commissions Hunter orange kydex multi carry with LMF fire -steel holder / tek lock set for horizontal...

    Last Post By: kerf Today, 12:10 AM Go to last post
    Anthony Mercer

    Actual, real-life, knife shops?

    Thread Starter: Anthony Mercer

    Hi All, Last month I went down to Kent to visit my grandparents. I learned that my Granddad had recently lost his pen knife, so I asked him if he wanted to go and get another. Apparently he bought his knife (a Taylors Eye Witness) from a shop in Tenterden, the year before, so we resolved to take...

    Last Post By: rdfm12 Yesterday, 06:46 PM Go to last post
    Andrew Lindsay

    Heat treatment problems..... no hardness

    Thread Starter: Andrew Lindsay

    I tested HT on four EN42J blades today with the new furnace I recently made, following Kevin Cashen's 1080 guidelines. Soaked for 10 mins at 875c, soaked for 5 mins at 845c, soaked for 5 mins at 825, quenched at 815c in rapeseed oil at 40c ish. Tempered two at 190c, the other two I tested as...

    Last Post By: timgunn1962 Yesterday, 11:29 PM Go to last post

    Traditional Jalasjarvi-puukko

    Thread Starter: kampiina

    Hello! May I present, traditional Jalasjarvi-puukko. Jalasjarvi is my home municipality. It is basically just old fashioned maasepan puukko, without bolsters. Just sharp, useful blade and simple handle. The trick is in the sheath, it gets model from old horse sleigh skid. As Jalas jarvi meaned...

    Last Post By: Fjellräv Today, 04:27 PM Go to last post

    Longseax in work :

    Thread Starter: ruggero

    Hi all, here a seax i make for a customer. Blade from damascus. Spearpoint. 510mm long, 32mm high and 6.5 mm thick at the tang. He wanted a dark brown wood for the handle, with carvings. I take it wenge. The blade in work with the raw carved handle :

    Last Post By: ruggero Today, 04:21 PM Go to last post

    knives by ilio

    Thread Starter: ilio

    Hello everyone! I would like to show you what i'm doing in my free time. I'll be thankful if you tell me your opinion about my work. steel RWL34 HRC -61 handle -korian,tinted paduk

    Last Post By: ilio Today, 09:16 AM Go to last post
    Dr Gonzo

    Copper Maratac AAA on Massdrop

    Thread Starter: Dr Gonzo

    Come across this and thought it might be of interest to some here... Copper Maratac AAA torch, I had one of the earlier models and foolishly sold it on :rolleyes: just pulled the pin on one of these for $40 delivered :D a lot less than I paid for my original one ;) https://www.massdrop.com/

    Last Post By: kawasemi Today, 03:33 PM Go to last post

    What would you have bought instead?

    Thread Starter: rdfm12

    So after having a slightly less than amazing start with a new knife and thinking it was the best option for me when I bought it. I'm now curious to know what other options people would've recommended. I've been searching through the forum for the standard 'survival knife' and 'bushcraft knife'...

    Last Post By: Lathe dog Yesterday, 06:44 PM Go to last post
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