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Carcass Splitter, 'nothing to do with that other guy


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This is a piece from a couple of years ago.  A fellow ordered it and then dropped out of sight, so it hung on a hook.  I finally got up enough interest to finish it.  It still needs a bit of polish here and there and some more Tung oil.

 

OL 27"

BL 11

Steel 5160

stabilized walnut and curly maple

 

It's a total beast  chopped through 2x4's with no problem and no edge issues, cuts 2 inch alder saplings in a single stroke.  It is for sale, but I really don't know what to ask.

 

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As usual, thanks for looking

 

Geoff

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"The worst day smithing is better than the best day working for someone else."

 

I said that.

 

If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.

- - -G. K. Chesterton

 

So, just for the record: the fact that it does work still should not be taken as definitive proof that you are not crazy.

 

Grant Sarver

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I've had the same thing happen upon occasion, a customer that just disappears, even once with a carcass splitter.  Very annoying to be sure, but I've been lucky to have other folks buy the abandoned blades in a timely fashion. Hope you don't have to wait for someone to snag yours.

 

I like how it turned out!  The scroll on the end is a nice touch.  :)

 

 

James Helm - Helm Enterprises, Forging Division

 

Come see me at the Blade Show! Table 26R.

 

Proud to be a Neo-Tribal Metalsmith scavenging the wreckage of civilization.

 

My blog dedicated to the metalwork I make and sell: http://helmforge.blogspot.com/

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One of those has been on my tado list fer quite a while................:rolleyes:

If ya can't be good don't git caught  !!                                        People who say stuff can't be done need to

                                                                                                        git the hell outta the way of people who do stuff   !!!

Show me a man who is called an expert by his peers         

And I will show you a good man to listen to ......

Show me a man who calls himself an expert

and I will show you an egotistical asshole...............!!

 

                             

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