Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'knife spine'.

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


  • General
    • Read before you register
    • Forum News
    • New Board Issues
  • New Work
    • Show and Tell
    • Photography
    • Video and Multimedia
    • Knives For Sale
    • Design and Critique
  • Old Work
    • History
    • Old Masters
    • Library
  • Forge Work
    • Hot Work and Bladesmithing
    • Hot Work
    • Bloomers and Buttons
    • Beginners Place
    • Pinned topics for the Beginners Place
    • Teacher Directory
    • North American Bladesmith and Blacksmith Directory
  • Forges, Tools, Equipment and Materials
    • Tools and Tool Making
  • Finishing, Tips and Tricks
    • Fit and Finish
    • Sheaths and Leatherwork
    • Carving and Applied Arts
    • Shop Safety
    • Non-Ferrous: fittings, alloys, patinas
  • Heat Treating
    • Metallurgy and other enigmas
    • Heat Treating by Alloy
  • Events
    • Events of Interest
  • Discussion
    • The Way
    • Fiery Beards
    • Books, Videos, and other Media
  • Tailgate Sales
    • Tools, Supplies and Materials
  • Hall of Fame
    • Nominations
    • Show and Tell Hall of Fame
    • WIP/Tutorial Hall of Fame
  • Pinned Topics
    • Pinned Show and Tell
    • Pinned Hot Work Topics
    • Pinned Buttons and Bloomers
    • Pinned Tools and Toolmaking
    • Pinned Fit and Finish
  • Maker's Mark Registry
    • Maker's Mark Registry
    • Marks to be Identified
  • KITH
    • KITH 2011-2020
    • KITH 2021
    • KITH 2022
    • KITH 2023

Find results in...

Find results that contain...

Date Created

  • Start


Last Updated

  • Start


Filter by number of...


  • Start





Website URL







Found 1 result

  1. I started off wanting a rope pattern down the entire length of the spine, however at cut #3 I got the spacing all wrong - and it got all screwed up. Now, I read someone's signature here on the forum saying "a mistake is also a pattern, if repeated" - or something along those lines - so I filed my mistake down square, and repeated that until I had filed 3 flat and "boxy" grooves into the spine. I then started making rope pattern inside of those. My question though, is as following: Does this look unfinished to you guys? I mean - at this point I am considering keeping those "raised" flats as they are, with the rope filework in the lower regions only. then again - perhaps I should make some other, or the same but oposing pattern on the higher flat ridges? Pics: Any thoughts? I am quite eager to get this one hardened so I can start working on the handle. There is a change it will come out all cracked after the hardening - seeing as another knife made from the same billet did. Needless to say, I am not too eager to put an extensive amount of time into the filework. Any input is as always greatly apreciated! Sincerely, Alveprins.
  • Create New...