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Jim Williams

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  1. Alan, it does look much more like a sica.....guess I should stop calling it a kukri lol
  2. Thanks guys. It was fun to make, now to make one better!
  3. Tried my hand at making a kukri out of a farrier's rasp. I decided that rasps are tough to work with. Let me know what you guys think. Sorry the picture quality is not great. Overall length: 16 inches Handle: apple
  4. I agree with the other guys, all of them look amazing, but I really like the folders. That chef's knife is beautifully simplistic!
  5. Those look great and I can appreciate the arm power. I don't have any power tools either......I love that you took the "old school" approach. Makes them even nicer!
  6. I drew out the tang, worked on the distal taper, started the bevil, and addressed some of the cupping issues. This is what I came up with.
  7. Yep, I'm an idiot. Thanks Josh for correcting me. I'm still trying to catch on with a lot of this.
  8. Thanks. I know I still have a lot to do. I do see the cupping and the upset spine now that you mention it Geoff. As for the tang, I really had no idea how long it needed to be. This is just where it came out after I forged it down. I have no objection to shortening it some, it will actually give me a good reason to practice hot cutting. Geoff you mentioned taking it to someone local and having them take a look. If anyone knows of someone in the south Atlanta area I would love to get acquainted. In the meantime you guys are very helpful. Another question....what do you think about the s
  9. Sorry, I guess I could have given more information. I do have a belt grinder and also various files and sand paper. The blade is 7.5 inches and 11.5 inches overall length. I will get it soaking immediately to remove the scale. How long does it need to soak?
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