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Does Magical Realism Count?

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4 hours ago, Zeb Camper said:

:lol: Saw the first pic with the old knife and was like "Dayum he's quick!" 

Not quite that quick :P. It’s another 12” South American style Knife I made  few weeks ago with a more reasonably sized blade.

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If I might jump in here for a second. Look at the Treat especial and the angle of the blade edge in relation to the bottom of the handle. Do the same for the spine. Now look at your drawing.

In your drawings, the edge angles upward hard rather than the spine angling downward. You might want to make some minor modifications.

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2 hours ago, Joshua States said:

If I might jump in here for a second. Look at the Treat especial and the angle of the blade edge in relation to the bottom of the handle. Do the same for the spine. Now look at your drawing.

In your drawings, the edge angles upward hard rather than the spine angling downward. You might want to make some minor modifications.

I ended up doing a little tweaking, making a more gradual drop in the spine. I think it makes it look more “real.” It has some recurve, which I might grind out or heat up and try to forge out. 

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Cleaned off the scale with an angle grinder, and did some profiling. The recurve came from the positions of the hay knife teeth, but I think it makes it look pretty wicked and mimicks the wear pattern of repeated sharpening. This is going to be a beast to grind. 

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Also, turns out my shopvac was filled all the way to the brim with dust. 

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I'm excited to see this finished. It's going to be a monster! :D

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