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Antler and Bog oak Sgian dubh


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Just managed to finish this one after far too many delays. 1095 blade with a frame handle with antler on one side and bog oak on the other, and a thin steel frame separating the scales. Silver gallery wire mounts with a blackened steel bolster. Top mount is set with a customer supplied beryl. Copper sheath covered in deerskin with silver mounts:

 

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let me know what you think...

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16 hours ago, Alan Longmire said:

Love it. B). Got a shot of the beryl?

 

not a good one, but...

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Jake Cleland - Skye Knives

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"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."

"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."

"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."

 

Albert Einstein

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Another amazing piece from Jake.
Got any picks of the frame?

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10 hours ago, Joshua States said:

Another amazing piece from Jake.
Got any picks of the frame?

Nah, it's only 1.5mm, so I didn't do anything fancy with it. The plain part is just scalloped, and the carving carries through the frame on the carved part.

Jake Cleland - Skye Knives

www.knifemaker.co.uk

"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."

"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."

"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."

 

Albert Einstein

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2 hours ago, jake cleland said:

the carving carries through the frame on the carved part.

Nothing fancy.........:o

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“So I'm lightin' out for the territory, ahead of the scared and the weak and the mean spirited, because Aunt Sally is fixin’ to adopt me and civilize me, and I can't stand it. I've been there before.”

The only bad experience is the one from which you learn nothing.  

 

Josh

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https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdJMFMqnbLYqv965xd64vYg

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