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Dirk and Sgian Dubh Set

jake cleland

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Made this as part of a makers challenge on facebook. Got a little carried away. 1075, maple, steel and copper:


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Not quite finished in this pic, but you get the idea. build album is here


let me know what you think...

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This is beautiful work Jake. Just perfect in all aspects! Love it...inspiring.

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I just went through the album and I cannot thank you enough for putting that together. It answered soooo many questions I had about the construction process.

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damn Jake, that looks like the stuff Vince Evans used to turn out. That is about the highest compliment I can give for that sort of set.

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Incredible work.  I second Joshua's thanks for putting together the album on Facebook.  I want to make dirks and sgian dughs, and the album is a great tutorial.

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