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the path to Journeyman

coolcassi Apr 24, 2013

  1. coolcassi

    coolcassi Huge member Lady Devil

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    so ive started the knives. Cassie came with me to the shop today and took some pics

    the first part of the day i was working on a guard for a bowie



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    then all hell broke loose


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    it only took me 2 hours to locate another set of step pullys but then i had to refab the motor mount. the new pullys are bigger than the last set


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    and back to work



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    thats all for today
     
  2. Lon Humphrey

    Lon Humphrey Moderator Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    one down 4 to go
     
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  3. GEEZER

    GEEZER Beware The Ides of March Brigade Member

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    Looking good!
     
  4. Doindonuts

    Doindonuts Huge member

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    Must have!

    Damn! MUST HAVE that bowie!! :thumbsup:
     
  5. Lon Humphrey

    Lon Humphrey Moderator Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    it will be for sale after the judging i am not going to hold any knives for interested buyers so get to the table early



    thanks guys there have been many challenges to over come within the last few weeks it always seems spring is the most hectic time of the year

    here is a small drop point hunter that i think Larry Bailey might like even if he wouldn't admit it LOL

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    2 of 5 done
     
  6. Bill T

    Bill T Snatch Boogie Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Uber Sweet Lon !!

    Looks like you'll have no problem getting the JS stamp !
     
  7. Stabber

    Stabber Stabber's Steel Connection Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Very nice,Lon

    Best of luck testing

    See ya at Blade:thumbsup:
     
  8. Lon Humphrey

    Lon Humphrey Moderator Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    the problem spot


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    thats all for today (yesterday) keep checking back
     
  9. RoyalM

    RoyalM Commando Devil Super Moderator Brigade Member

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    A damned fine start. Looking forward to seeing the full set of knives. Keep up the good work.
     
  10. Lon Humphrey

    Lon Humphrey Moderator Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Lon Humphrey Moderator Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    i should have it done by tomorrow
     
  12. creich420

    creich420 Enormous member

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    very nice work man i dig that large bowie :thumbsup:
     
  13. Lon Humphrey

    Lon Humphrey Moderator Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    thank you sir, i appreciate ®it... ®2 more weeks to go and 2 more knives to do i hope i get them done®




    i finished the fighter today :)®




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  14. SlightChance

    SlightChance Miller's Maddness JDBA Official Member

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    I am impressed:thumbsup: damn good work, damn good.


    If I ever get an office I want a big ole bowie on my desk like that one. Who would dread going to the human resources department then?
     
  15. Lon Humphrey

    Lon Humphrey Moderator Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    if i ever have employees YOU got the job of HR :thumbsup:
     
  16. Lon Humphrey

    Lon Humphrey Moderator Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Cassie was photographer again today

    i started a small clip point hunter

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    this is my sanding station no wobble at all


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    no CNC for this guy

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    spacer and handle tomorrow
     
  17. Lon Humphrey

    Lon Humphrey Moderator Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    number 4 is done, one more to go i do think im going to get them all done in time :)


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  18. Bill T

    Bill T Snatch Boogie Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Go Lon Go !!!:thumbsup:
     
  19. Lon Humphrey

    Lon Humphrey Moderator Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    if i can get the kink out of this blade ill be happy
     
  20. Lon Humphrey

    Lon Humphrey Moderator Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    the kink didnt come out so i did another one



    so this is where i ended the work today finished out and ready for a guard

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    with a mirror polish on the clip...

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    pay no attention to how trashed the shop is :)
     

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