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Looks like the deadline has come and gone.  Post your entries here so we can get a list of names for the venerable Dr. to be able to draw from. :D

If anybody to could use an extension to finish up a work in progress, this would be a good place for that too.

Here's mine!

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Here's mine,

I finished a few months ago because lockdown gave me some extra free time in the middle of the year.

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1 hour ago, Brian Dougherty said:

Nice entries this year!  I'm sorry that I got distracted by some other things and never got going on this one.

 

Agreed. :(  I'd be delighted with any of those.  Looks like there were 15 original sign-ups.  Anyone want to volunteer to contact the ones who have not yet responded to this thread?  I'd hate to leave anyone out, like I did last year (still sorry, Geoff!) 

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Unfortunately, my shared shop time was too inconsistent, sorry fellas.

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8 hours ago, Alan Longmire said:

I'd be delighted with any of those. 

Agreed. Congratulations gentlemen. This year shows very fine KITH contributions.

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So, the October 1 "deadline" has come and gone, leaving that whooshing sound we all love.  

 

We have 8 completed entries, and as of tomorrow it will be ten days post-deadline.  Are we to assume that all who are participating have posted to this thread? Anybody heard from Conner Micheaux?  I haven't seen the other guys around in awhile, and I think Robert D lost his shop over the summer, so Conner is the only one I was thinking may still be in who hasn't posted.  

 

How do y'all feel about waiting until Monday at 5:30 Eastern/ 21:30 GMT for the drawing?  Last chance to poke the other guys...

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Sounds good to me Alan.  I'll send @Conner Michauxa DM and see if he's planning anything.  As it is the 8 entries are all that we have WIP threads for.  Unless @Joshua States wants to throw his little Ulu into the mix.......... :ph34r:

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You like that little ulu huh @Alex Middleton? You know it's kind of funny. When Mat P and I were discussing this idea about 2 years ago, I kind of went on this kick of finding scraps of steel around the shop and trying to forge a knife out of them. I probably did 5 or 6 of them and that Ulu was the last one. Sorry Alex, but I really like that one and I'm keeping it for my leather working.

 

Not to brag, but more of an encouragement for the newer smiths who may not realize how a small piece of steel can go a long way, and people will buy them.

This one sold at Blade Show.

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This one sold off my Etsy store

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I still have a very similar one to that bird & trout, just in stabilized box elder. This was the first one I did. It was part of a larger set of knives.

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The WIP on this is in A Tale of Six Blades. It started with a piece of 1x3/16 1095 about 4 inches long. If the other entrants want it in the KITH, I'll enter it.

 

 

 

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I was just throwing it out there for fun.  I didn't figure that you'd put it up for the KITH. :D

Those are all beautiful blades BTW.

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Hey Guys,

 

 Unfortunately, I'm gonna miss out on this one this time.   Shop time has been scarce and life has been busy this year.  Have not even posted in a while.     Beautiful entries this year, and I'd be pleased with any one of those blades.

 

Great Job Gents.

 

 

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Sorry y’all, I’m gonna miss out as well haven’t been able to make knives almost at all this year so far. Hopefully that will change soon!

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