Three New Hunting Knives Finished

Three New Hunting Knives Finished

Finished up the three new hunting knives I’d been working on – W18, W19 and W20.  The sheaths have all been hand tooled, hand stitched, custom dyed and fitted to match each knife.  After adding these beauties to my Hunting and Sportsman Knives inventory,...
Gluing Up the Three New Hunting Knives

Gluing Up the Three New Hunting Knives

So far so good! This is the glue up stage for W18, W19 and W20.  The hunting knife handles are fitted and glued to the tangs then placed in c-clamps to dry – about 24 hours. You’ll see the blades are wrapped to ensure the mirror polish isn’t damaged...
Heat Treating the Hunting Knives

Heat Treating the Hunting Knives

Finished my heat treating.  Here’s a few photos – blades were placed in a custom built cage and wrapped in a nickle/titanium pouch.  This step was taken to ensure the blades were protected from oxidization in the ovens that runs up to 1975 degrees F for...
Filework for the Three New Knives

Filework for the Three New Knives

Got the blade bevels ground out and the filework done with 3 different filing variations for W18, W19 and W20.  Next comes the heat treating and handle glue up! Related posts: Choosing Handle Materials for Three New Hunting Knives Heat Treating the Hunting Knives...