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  1. Most of my JS candidates have been able to do that.
  2. LOVE it! very cool stuff! I did a seax with a similar edge concept a few years back.
  3. What a fantastic job you did with this piece. Your leather work in particular stands out proud!
  4. Forged from my "Electric Haze ll" patterned steel' 15N20, 1088 OAL 16" Blade 10.5" African Blackwood scales
  5. Yes, exactly; You work it from the back side. the outer side, the dentin of the tooth is fairly thick, so some shaping from the outer portion is OK...but take care not to expose the dentin, as it's a bit softer and differs in texture and color.
  6. No. It's a set of "w's" that got laddered and forged out.
  7. 4.5" blade 15N20 1088 steels 9.25 OAL Fossil walrus scales Damascus bolsters Yup, I still make stuff like this...just not that often.
  8. I really like how the scales book-matched so nicely!
  9. Blade Length 12.5" OAL 17" Steel 15N20 1088 Damascus bolsters, file worked spine Bocote scales.
  10. It's my all time favorite wood. It carves beautifully and takes a smooth, hard finish.
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