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Offline leapingbare

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40 hour knife 'video link added'
« on: December 20, 2014, 03:03:20 am »
 Ok i'm not sure how many working hours i have in this knife but its a freaking lot at least 25+
Started the handle and realized the 1st blade i knapped was not worthy so i had this one large preform of some high grade Tx stuff that Woody Blackwell gifted me at North G.A about 4 years ago. Well i dont have the dexterity i used to so i had to isolate every single platform.
 The handle took the longest, that banded slate is some hard #$@&! It banded slate , chola cactus, set in with epoxy and a brain tanned deer skin thong wrapped around the base.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVb7RiKCQFM
« Last Edit: December 21, 2014, 02:03:54 am by leapingbare »
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Offline Dh88

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Re: 40 hour knife
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2014, 04:49:49 am »
Thats a killer knife! Kinda remindes me of a mini gladiator style sword lol

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Re: 40 hour knife
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2014, 11:21:31 am »
You made my morning.

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Offline YosemiteBen

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Re: 40 hour knife
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2014, 11:52:53 am »
very purty!

Offline Knoll

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Re: 40 hour knife
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2014, 12:05:20 pm »
WOW!
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Re: 40 hour knife
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2014, 01:11:00 pm »
That's one serious short sword!   Time well spent, it's sweet!
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Offline mullet

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Re: 40 hour knife
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2014, 01:53:43 pm »
Dang, Jesse! They just keep getting better.
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Offline bowmo

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Re: 40 hour knife
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2014, 02:35:33 pm »
That's a beauty for sure.

Offline Outbackbob48

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Re: 40 hour knife
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2014, 06:04:05 pm »
Whoa, just keeps getting better, I couldn't see all the detail in the point of the month pic,Very nice, Bob

Offline Majuba Tom

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Re: 40 hour knife
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2014, 08:20:58 pm »
Wow is right and everything everyone else typed.

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Re: 40 hour knife
« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2014, 09:00:32 pm »
nice work, Jesse! Love the banded slate base.

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Re: 40 hour knife
« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2014, 09:06:25 pm »
Beautiful.

Offline leapingbare

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Re: 40 hour knife
« Reply #12 on: December 20, 2014, 10:44:51 pm »
Thanks guys, I was trying to beat the clock to get it finished. I had no time to sit down and admire it. It was still warm when i packaged it and made it to the post office 4 mins before they closed!
 But i took a min to take a short video on it with my cell phone. I'll try and get a link posted.
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Offline AncientArcher76

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Re: 40 hour knife 'video link added'
« Reply #13 on: January 29, 2015, 12:05:41 am »
Jesse, Aloha bra... lol  anyway Im just now seeing this and a great knife.  Im still waiting for that video u said u would send me on your cumberlands..lol  Do u remember that?  I know its been probably ten years... anyway hope all is well and glad to see u still at it...

Take care man!

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Offline TRACY

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Re: 40 hour knife 'video link added'
« Reply #14 on: January 29, 2015, 06:37:08 am »
Killer work Jesse ! You ain't lost your touch with stone :D



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