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Gary LT

My Contribution PUUKKO

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Just a note, my 2015 Puukko has been completed. Just having trouble fuguring out how to load photos from "photobucket".

Can't remember.

 

Gary T

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They keep changing everything and not always for the better!!

 

Go to your account, click on the pic, (the check mark), the check mark should now be highlighted, look to the bottom of the page and you will see a blue option box appear,

 

Left click on links, when the box opens for Copy links, left click on the option for IMG codes, if you want to post a direct picture!

 

It should say copied, return to your post and right click the mouse and a line of text should appear in your post that will become a direct pic when posted. If I did that right you should be seeing a pic of a Hay Budden anvil in the first pic and a T-Rex burner in the second!!!

 

Good grief could they change it a few more times! What they are trying to do is simplify and they are headed in the exact opposite direction ! Leave the process alone. It seems anytime I try to post a pic anymore they have changed something!!!!!!

 

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Thank you Chris! I hope these will work ......we'll see...... I guess!

The blade is shear steel from last year KITH which I received from Kevin H. He had sent me some pieces left from what he had made. It was a small piece but enough to forge and draw out. There is a hardy-cut mark which I could not eliminate. I've tested the piece and it holds a good edge, although I wasn't sure if it would compared to O1 or silversteel.The handle is kingwood from a bowyer friend of mine. It's pretty hard stuff on the order of Ironwood but sort of purplish in color. The sheath is 4 oz veg tan with a last and a little exagerated but what the heck. Wanted to keep it slim and sleek and did just that.

Gary T.

 

 

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Wow Gary, that sheath is almost sinister looking! I like it :)

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Thanks Brian, it does fit hand well to draw it out. but still is rather bouyant to say the least. i will any decoration to the new owner, as I ran out time for further Fin-based embellishment!

 

Gary T

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Wow, that turned out fantastic. Glad to see that little chunk went to good use.

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I received this little beauty early this afternoon and after examining all 'round, went straight on my belt for a trip to York where I am building a cabin. It hangs comfortably on the hip, and not too low. It is easily drawn with one hand, and replaced with one hand. The handle is well shaped, and allows several styles of use. I found it handy to chamfer the corners of pegs that I am using in greenwood construction, to help prevent cracking. It did need to have the edge tuned up a bit, but once it was it held beautifully all day, and is still shaving sharp. I see this blade becoming an essential piece of kit on the homestead.

 

Thank you for your wonderful work, I will appreciate it always.

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Put to use is the best test of all, I appreciate your response and thoughtfulness in doing so. I envy your cabin and haven't even seen it.

Let's make some more!!!

 

Regards. Gary T

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