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Cardoso5fr Halloween Build Off 2017

cardoso5fr Sep 17, 2017

  1. cardoso5fr

    cardoso5fr knifemaker Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    As Digs, generally i started earlier :).

    I've started a big skean Dhu in 90MCV8 with differential hardening and carbon fiber :).

    Picture soon :D

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    The design

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    I cut the blade
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    I straighten the flat side with a file.
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    I drilled the hole and make a bit a rotary burr work
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    i marked the center of the edge
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    rough grind
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    I checked the not flat point of the first grind
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    checkering time
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    heat treatment with two burner (one propan on one with butan :)
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    The hamon is too high in the center but i have and hamon on 90MCV8 :), that is different from what i intend to have.
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    Clean
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    Another hole and titanium pins for the carbone fiber handle. I wanted to make ti bolster but i've lost one on them in my mess and was too lazy to redo one :D
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    grind is almost done
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    it's polishded
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    My logo
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    with the carbon fiber scale
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    It's the longest blade of the year (as each year :)).

    Next time, scale work :D
     
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2017
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  2. Digs FnK

    Digs FnK Dig it, man Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    I'm diggin' it
     
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  3. BowtownBlade

    BowtownBlade Brigade Member Brigade Member

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    Looks great so far Ben !
     
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  4. cardoso5fr

    cardoso5fr knifemaker Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Thank you guys :D
     
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  5. Winter

    Winter Rampaging Sausage Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    A "big sgian dhu" is a fucking Dirk,, lol. Looks great. Stabby as fuck.
     
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  6. cardoso5fr

    cardoso5fr knifemaker Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    :) i did'nt know at all :). I've learned something :D
     
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  7. cardoso5fr

    cardoso5fr knifemaker Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Some picture soon :). I shaped the handle and beadblasted the blade. I was too lazy to pin and glue the handle. It will be for the next time :D
     
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  8. hickory

    hickory JDBA OFFICIAL Member JDBA Official Member

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    That looks sick! I'm hoping to make my first knife here shortly! Been doing LOTS of reading.
     
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  9. cardoso5fr

    cardoso5fr knifemaker Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    After some shaping
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    Tonight i've glued and pinned the scale after to have annealed the ti pins :D
     
  10. RoyalM

    RoyalM Commando Devil Super Moderator Brigade Member

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    Nice looking sgian dubh. You'd need some length of leg for that to fit in your sock. Another inch and I'd call that a dirk.
     
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  11. begreen61

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    Dirk,long blade what ever I liking it ,,you leaving the back end as is or putting a prying tool on the end ?? Or do I have to wait,,,,
     
  12. cardoso5fr

    cardoso5fr knifemaker Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    I keep the end of the handle like this. It's a "pommel" to hit the head :). But it's right, i could put something in the hole :D

    I'm not so tall to have the big socks in relation with the knife :).
     
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  13. Digs FnK

    Digs FnK Dig it, man Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Lookin' great!
     
  14. cardoso5fr

    cardoso5fr knifemaker Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    The scale are grinded, the ti pins cut.
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    Beurkkkk, a log of epoxy :).
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    It's better after some dust on the grinder :D
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    With my suminagashi kamisori (i always keep and save the broken work :)) i "shaved" the epoxy on each side of the scale.
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    It's time to clean everything with a nice and soft 400 and 600 grit.
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    Some paint protection tape before bead blasting
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    It's bead blasted. Some japanese and french stone. Some diamond plate. A piece of leather and it's ok :D
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    It's done. Better picture soon. It's on the computer, but it's late now :D

    I'm happy with the result of the blade . It's not the longest, it's not the most impressive, it's dark, it's almost a small "sword" that could be used against monster and demon :D
     
  15. seandavid55

    seandavid55 JDBA4L JDBA Official Member Brigade Member

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    Looks great!
     
  16. Clydetz

    Clydetz Forever straight and true Brigade Member

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    A fine specimen of blade artistry, Ben! :clap:
     
  17. begreen61

    begreen61 Deadicated JDBA Official Member Brigade Member

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    I'm digging it ,I think it's one of your best entries yet ,,"Hat's Off" my man
     
  18. Digs FnK

    Digs FnK Dig it, man Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Nice job. Very clean grind lines. Love the design.
     
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  19. begreen61

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    agreed ,
     
  20. cardoso5fr

    cardoso5fr knifemaker Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Thank you guys :).

    JD halloween Dirk (or Skean Dhu)
    90MCV8 steel, 5mm thick, flat grind, differential hardening. Eurocopter carbon fiber scale, ti pins.

    More or less 20 cm sharp :).

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    Last edited: Oct 8, 2017
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