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One of the Two I finished in the Last Year


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While my health problems laid me low I was able to (with a lot of help from my son) get two pieces done..It sucks cause I could do that in a day before this hit but be that as it may.  The down time allowed me to get some serious text work done on book IV and that is good..so..here is one of the two..The other one will be listed for sale..

 

Crucible Damask...1.6%C, 0.0015% V and 0.002%Cr by weight.

 

Blade length is 7 3/4" One piece of my "Fossilized Bovine Ivory" grip with phosphor bronze mounts and studs.  Overall length 13 1/8" Didn't turn out half bad.

 

My son did the melt (he was the brawn..) under my verbal instruction (I was the feeble brains) and well the puck turned out fantastic and the knife came out pretty good as well..He did all the heavy work ... and I did what I could do with my limited abilities at  the time. all in all...not  a bad reult.

 

JPH

 

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yes. good to see your work. It was a heck of a piece or two. Hope you are up to more in the coming year. Book IV is a long-awaited prize. The time spent on that would have been worthwhile, too.

 

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On 5/17/2023 at 2:44 PM, Alan Longmire said:

I'm eagerly awaiting Book IV, mostly for the secret to Bovine Ivory. :lol:

 

Good to see your work again, you and your son make a good team.  

+1 to everything. 

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