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John_C

KITH WIP

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I have been trying to figure out what I want to do for my KITH. My first thought was to do a full tang brut de forge finger guard Kukri (I actually started one awhile back). But I am thinking about doing something else instead. So, here are 2 quick drawings I am considering. First drawing I did is a Kenshar. the 2nd is just a Persian inspired knife I drew up. either knife would have a blade length of around 8-10 inches. let me know what you think. thanks for looking!

 

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Me too!

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Me three! ('Cause the 1st is too close to my idea! ;) )

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Thanks guys. I forgot to mention that my very very first idea was to make a knife/dagger that King David from the bible would have used, but I didn't find it. maybe it's just my searching skills

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I like both designs, but I'm thinking if you were to give the overall profile just a hint of an 's' curve the like would turn to love....

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Me three! ('Cause the 1st is too close to my idea! ;) )

yep thire alot of us doing a kard<ish. kinda thingy..............................................

@John-C the second one really has a smiatar look to it it would look eveil even at 4 inches long!!!

~M~

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GEzell, are you saying to bring the tip up a little and/or the handle down?

 

not sure why but its not letting me use quotes right now :(

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GEzell, are you saying to bring the tip up a little and/or the handle down?

 

not sure why but its not letting me use quotes right now :(

I was thinking a slight drop to the handle end would be enough, they liked curvy handles most of the time....

Maybe not quite this curvy...

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Just for inspiration, here is a photo of the only Indo/Persian knife I could find, with a clip point, during a quick internet search. More pictures and information are here, be sure to click the "More Photos" button at the bottom.

 

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~Bruce~

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here is my progress so far guys. 1 more weekend is all I need to finish it. its a little over 1000 layers of 1084 and 15n20. brass fittings and ebony handle. blade is 8 1/2 inches. I was trying to make a huge Damascus S-guard for it but after 2 tries, poor weather (my work area has no roof) and time running short I had to settle on the brass. and sorry for the bad picture, just wanted to post some proof. thanks for looking.

kith2014.jpg

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oh yea . I'll be wearing that puppy to faire with My automan empire garb!!!!!

SWEET!!!!!

~M~

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just got the box tonight , sweet!!!! 2 sheathes , this thing rocks!!!!

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