Starting a Desert Ironwood Hunting Knife

Starting a Desert Ironwood Hunting Knife

One of my favorite handle materials is Desert Ironwood – it’s super dense and has the property of chatoyance. I have a nice piece tucked away – time to use it!  My newest knife W22 is a clip point hunter and the Ironwood is going to look fantastic on it.  I’ve cut out...
Stages in Building a Hunting Knife

Stages in Building a Hunting Knife

After designing the hunting knife, the blank was cut out and heat treated. The pin holes were then drilled into the blank and the black linen Micarta slabs were cut for the handle.  At this point I am completing the spine filework and gluing up the rough cut handles...
Contemplating My Next Knife

Contemplating My Next Knife

This is where it all starts.  Thinking of a design, drawing it out on paper and choosing a handle material.  I will use Black Linen Micarta for the handle on this one – great material – super strong.  Should be a great hunting knife –...
Paring Knives in the Making

Paring Knives in the Making

Had a pleasant surprise this month.  My lovely lady, Joan, expressed an interest in learning how to make a knife.  She had some ideas for a couple of paring knives so we drew up a few designs, picked a wood and went out to the shop!  Joan was a natural on the machines...

 

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