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Falchion Bowie

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Finished this up a little while ago and thought it was worth showing. It started with half a broken chain hook which wanted to be a knife, but since a test chunk wouldn't harden it became a rather large guard instead. The end result is funky late medieval falchion - bowie hybrid which overall I was pretty happy with. Handle is blackwood and the sheath is laminated lacewood veneer dyed black, I got that idea here.  The fittings and sheath were pretty time consuming, I almost wish I had put them on a sword. Interestingly everything on the knife is second hand materials, even the blackwood was salvage, a section off of a few logs found in an old machine shop before it was torn down. Thanks for looking!

 

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I really like this, wouldn't mind a few more photos showing the profile clearly

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Too cool!  And yes, more pics, please. 

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Nice work

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Nice job on the guard, I really like the way it flows.  Overall, a great piece.

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All the fittings are seriously top notch! 

Edited by Zeb Camper
Auto correct strikes again!

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Thanks for the positive response? Here is a not buried in the snow shot that gives a better idea of the proportions of the blade and handle. I had wanted to do some piercings in the fans but didnt come up with a design I liked...

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I really, really like this!

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Thanks for the photo.....very nice indeed! B)

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