Author Topic: Bush craft knife for the wife  (Read 3600 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline ssgtchad

  • Member
  • Posts: 338
Bush craft knife for the wife
« on: March 16, 2019, 12:37:19 pm »
I made this pukko style knife for my wife. It was formeraly a cool spring. The handle I'd osage orange, with leather and copper spacers. The tang is the full length of the handle. The grind is convex with a mirror polish. The sheath is veg tanned leather, double stitched with copper ribbons. Thanks for looking g
Always learning something new.

Offline sleek

  • Member
  • Posts: 6,619
Re: Bush craft knife for the wife
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2019, 12:40:45 pm »
Thats a knife id carry everywhere.
Tread softly and carry a bent stick.

Dont seek your happiness through the approval of others

Offline KHalverson

  • Member
  • Posts: 754
Re: Bush craft knife for the wife
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2019, 01:20:35 pm »
that's sweet!!
I really like that a lot.

Offline bubby

  • Member
  • Posts: 11,028
Re: Bush craft knife for the wife
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2019, 06:37:24 pm »
She otta like that
failure is an option, everyone fails, it's how you handle it that matters.
The few the proud the 27🏹

Offline DC

  • Member
  • Posts: 10,386
Re: Bush craft knife for the wife
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2019, 09:58:33 am »
I like the finish on the blade, going from"right out of the forge" to shiny smooth. That's cool.

Offline Hawkdancer

  • Member
  • Posts: 4,970
Re: Bush craft knife for the wife
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2019, 11:44:25 am »
Very nice!  Good leather work!
Hawkdancer
Life is far too serious to be taken that way!
Jerry

Offline Mesophilic

  • Member
  • Posts: 871
Re: Bush craft knife for the wife
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2019, 01:34:52 pm »
Great job. I like everything about it.
Trying is the first step to failure
-Homer Simpson-

Offline Pappy

  • Global Moderator
  • Member
  • Posts: 30,751
  • if you have to ask you wouldn't understand ,Tenn.
Re: Bush craft knife for the wife
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2019, 05:56:54 am »
Very nice, I know she will love that.
 Pappy
Clarksville,Tennessee
TwinOaks Bowhunters
Life is Good

Offline Parnell

  • Member
  • Posts: 5,458
Re: Bush craft knife for the wife
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2019, 06:11:23 am »
That is really well put together. 

Is the Osage handle a solid piece?  I'm trying to figure out how you would pull that off with the tang.
« Last Edit: March 29, 2019, 06:24:09 am by Parnell »
1>1

Offline ssgtchad

  • Member
  • Posts: 338
Re: Bush craft knife for the wife
« Reply #9 on: April 06, 2019, 05:53:05 am »
It's split piece. I carved a recess to match the tang and added a little room for epoxy. Its alot easier than drilling it out.....at least for me it is
Always learning something new.