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Digs Fossils n Knives Halloween Build Off 2016

Digs FnK Sep 19, 2016

  1. crogers

    crogers Magnus advocatus diaboli Super Moderator Brigade Member

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    That ain't NEVAR stopped us here at the Mighty JerzeeDevil!! :jdwink2:

    Good looking blade ya got there!! :thumbsup:
     
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  2. cardoso5fr

    cardoso5fr knifemaker Knife Maker or Craftsman

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  3. PNWJimbo

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    Well this is the second thread I'm going through now and I can already tell its going to be hard to pick a winner! :bwah:

    Love the fire pics and vids man thanks for sharing :thumbsup:
     
  4. Digs FnK

    Digs FnK Dig it, man Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Another pic

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    And thank you everyone for your comments!
     
  5. Stew

    Stew Little member

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    I forget to stop by JD most of the time but love to head over at this time of year as I love seeing the build off work!

    Good job!
     
  6. Digs FnK

    Digs FnK Dig it, man Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    One more glamour shot

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  7. Digs FnK

    Digs FnK Dig it, man Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    I decided to reduce the width of the guard and extend the handle
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    I then took the aluminum guard and oxidized the surface to give it a worn look.
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    I epoxied and pinned (carbon fiber pin) the guard, handle and blade
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  8. Digs FnK

    Digs FnK Dig it, man Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Now on to the knife stand.....


    Curly oak and bloodwood cut as epoxied together as shown
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    Cut and ground flat/flush
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    And then the oak is charred
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  9. Winter

    Winter Rampaging Sausage Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Knife stand? Dammit.......
     
  10. M.Olexey

    M.Olexey capo of the Texas knifemaking mafia Brigade Member

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  11. Digs FnK

    Digs FnK Dig it, man Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    If you want to see how it looks in hand....

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  12. Digs FnK

    Digs FnK Dig it, man Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Thanks everyone for your comments and support:

    PS-RagE
    cardoso5fr
    apdallaround
    markandrex
    Rhonda
    stdlrf11
    blevinsknives
    Winter
    M.Olexey
    crogers
    PNWJimbo
    Stew
    seandavid55
    six
    ilovekittens
    desmodus
    mpmetal
    Moongoddess1960

    ... and anyone else that I accidentally left out
     
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  13. Digs FnK

    Digs FnK Dig it, man Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Final pics...


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  14. PS-RagE

    PS-RagE "R" for Adventure JDBA Official Member Brigade Member

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    Those are some great lines! Bravo! :clap:

    Is the clip sharp?
     
  15. seandavid55

    seandavid55 JDBA4L JDBA Official Member Brigade Member

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    That's great work!
     
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  16. Digs FnK

    Digs FnK Dig it, man Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Specs:

    5 layer lamination: 1075 - 15N20 - 1095(core) - 15N20 - 1075
    Heat treated @ Peters' Heat Treating
    FeCl etched
    Cutting edge: 9 7/8"
    Overall length: 15 1/2"
    Thickness: 0.27" at guard with a tapper to 0.20" one inch before the tip
    False edge on top
    6061-T6 aluminum guard -- heavily oxidized
    Red & black G10 + curly walnut handle + CF pin

    Charred curly oak + Bloodwood knife stand
     
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    Digs FnK Dig it, man Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Build Off voting thread pic


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  18. markandrex

    markandrex Thunderstruck Brigade Member

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    Beautiful!!!!:devilzeek
     
  19. six

    six straight up pimp

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    I Dig The Lines!!:thumbsup::devilzeek:devilwag:Coo Sauce :devilroll:
     
  20. Winter

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    Very Nice!!
     

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