Its hard to believe but here is Knife #200 I just finished up. I made my first knife in 2007 from an old saw blade and it didn't hold an edge for crap, mainly because I had no idea what I was doing! That led to using old files to construct blades from and eventually I settled on 1084 as my main steel of choice just because it works really well with the setup I have. I Think I learn something new from each blade I make. It's been a fun 10 years and I hope to keep at it for awhile.
This knife is from 1084, it has stag scales with red liners and a stainless guard. I didn't want anything too fancy, just something practical that is made to use.
-------------------- In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities. In the expert's there are few...So the most difficult thing is always to keep your beginner's mind...This is also the real secret of the arts: always be a beginner. Shunryu Suzuki Posts: 16014 | From: tribes hill , new york | Registered: Jan 2008
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