So here is another completed knife with a sheath that I designed/made for it. The Warncliffe design is a mostly flat blade with a severe drop point. This design presents a lot of cutting surface for the size while keeping a usable point for fine work. This is probably my favorite fixed blade utility knife […]
OK, I have heard that I need to be careful and not try and heat treat metal that is too thin because it will warp, and discovered that it is sooo true! I basically turned a chef knife that I was working on into a potato chip of warped badness because I got it far […]
In my earlier post I showed my first attempt at a hollow ground blade. While there are some minor finish issues, I would be happy with the results, except for one fly in the ointment. One of the Corby rivets that I used was faulty. when I ground it down to the handle I found […]
One of my favorite books is 101 Knife Designs: Practical Designs for Daily Use Murray Carter talks a lot about two of the most used knifes, Kitchen cutlery and Daily use knifes. One of the designs that really caught my eye was the Warncliffe. So with some 154CM steel waiting to become a knife. I took a design from […]
Once I decided to dip my toes into practical knife making I started to look into what the bare minimum tools and supplies that I would need to make my first knife. After some googling around I came up with my first vague list of things that I would need. If you have done this before […]
Bladed instruments have always fascinated me. Every thing from their history to how these tools have evolved over time. Over the years my dreams have often been about making my own works of art created for tasks that range from preparing a meal, cutting rope, chopping wood for a fire and much more. For a time, life showed […]
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