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Hi all, just a quick couple of pics of my latest bushcraft knife. Heat treated O1 steel with Jatoba handle scales. Blade is 5mm thick, just over 4 inches long. Overall length is 9 inches. Has a nice weight and quality feel to it. The photos don't really do justice on the wood. It has lovely chatoyance and when you look at it from different angles it has a 3D effect like a hologram. Thanks for taking a look.
Hello again, Another week, another knife. Last week I did my first san mai, so this week I changed the stacking a bit for a more anglo-saxon/seax look (harkens back to my class with Owen Bush). O1 edge material with S5 and mild steel twisted spine for absorbing shock when chopping. The tang goes halfway into the handle, then interlocks with a piece of aluminum so it maintains it's balancing point just above the pointer finger notch - balanced for throwing. I let this etch overnight, so the pattern is deep and distinct. Cocobolo scales with brass fittings and mosaic pin. Keep in mind I h