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What I’ve been up to. Keeping busy in quarantine!


justin carnecchia
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Hi, somehow I think another year has gone by since my last post. Knife making kind of comes in waves for me, so I’m just gonna enjoy it while I can. Here a couple of recent ones.

a brute de forge/ bushcraft. First forge finish I’ve done..

a high layer w’s tanto. Not getting a great reception so far.. probably gonna lose or change the wrap. I like it but I seem to be the only one who does...

and a w2 wa-gyuto. Pretty standard gyuto. First time I’ve done a three wood handle though.. Really liking the deeper heel on it. Was very tempted to keep this one for myself.

 

might do this in a couple posts...

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Phones going really slowly.. but I think this is the rest of the pics..

thanks for looking!

love to hear what you think!

-Justin

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Welcome back Justin. I was just wondering the other day where you had gotten to. Looks like you've been motoring along.

I really like that little tanto. That's a really tight pattern.

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Beautiful work Justin! Your hamons are very nice and i really like the lines on all of them.  I am with the “loose the blue wrap” crowd though!  Excellent stuff.  Clint

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Wow! Great stuff. Esp love that kitchen knife.

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Justin, I was really struck by the hamon on the first one. I liked that one the most, though they are all very nice. I just dig the contrast between hamon and polish with the forged spine.

 

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