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Shane Savage

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  1. https://youtu.be/QB_k39aXKIg Knifes done for Mike Duchess Langford for his winning design, Mike sent some scales he had laying around honeycomb resin i think they turned out great with the thick G10. Let me know what you guys think I would really appreciate everyone following my youtube channel, i really like having these competitions and doing the videos. Another competition will be announced soon, i'm still running the 100 youtube sub comp
  2. Thanks, Alan, I wasn't going to do the grooves until you guys convinced me, glad you did
  3. Sorry, i really should invest in better lighting, I do have the video i made, i cannot link it here i will remove it let me know if
  4. Hey guys finished off the leather stacked handle I was asking about, I ended up filling the grooves in myself What're your thoughts on the blade, all metal is made from leaf spring https://imgur.com/gallery/de6kpdX
  5. Thanks for your responses everyone, I've decided to just do a full leather stack at the same size, i'm worried i will mess up the transitions
  6. Thanks for the fast response Alan helpful information as always, I've this leather i bought it's pretty thick not sol leather thick my plan at this stage is to resin cast the handle like micarta then shape off the tang so it doesn't mess with the guard. Unfortunately for the gaps, i don't think i have the capability to put them in cleanly
  7. Hi guys Any of you lovely gentleman know how to create this leather stacked handle It looks like it might be smaller leather pieces that's darkened more? anyone got any idea how I could redo this, I have resin and leather Much appreciated
  8. Kicking myself for not thinking about the handle, I might just do a new one
  9. blade 30 cm guard is 1cm total 11 cm for the handle and 2.5 for the pommel Blade is leaf spring, the guard is 1075, the pommel is railroad track, and the handle is stabilized wood, no idea what https://imgur.com/gallery/RpfZC4X I'm not happy with how the handle looks, looks off in my eyes. the balance ended up pretty nicely. What sort of handle should i've gone for
  10. Thanks guys, very helpful response i appreciate it =D i will give the coin one a go
  11. I wish i knew about having a thicker tip before i started, She's a sort of machete but not ? https://imgur.com/gallery/X0mLWZ2 A little video if the knife in imgure. The tip is around 2mm then goes to 3.6 to the guard. Great video very helpful thankyou for the link.
  12. I'm making a macheting out of leafsrping and have grinded it down to about 3mm I will have a stabilized handle a 3 piece guard and a pummel made from railroad track my question is their a calculation for blade weight that one can offset the handle and pummel for a good balance? Thanks for your time
  13. Do you have a large ruler you can put up against the tracking wheel and test the alignment of the other wheels, if it's out by a little it can cause this, i was having a similar issue with myn.
  14. Thansk Wes, that info helps me a lot and thanks everyone else about the speeds for different things.
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