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Brad
11-16-2013, 04:13 PM
I thought I would post up my latest. The handle is spalted maple, 1084 blade 8" long, brass guard.
http://i428.photobucket.com/albums/qq7/treebutcher_2008/DSCF7280_zpsd3f5e6b7.jpg (http://s428.photobucket.com/user/treebutcher_2008/media/DSCF7280_zpsd3f5e6b7.jpg.html)
http://i428.photobucket.com/albums/qq7/treebutcher_2008/DSCF7282_zps64e2b775.jpg (http://s428.photobucket.com/user/treebutcher_2008/media/DSCF7282_zps64e2b775.jpg.html)
http://i428.photobucket.com/albums/qq7/treebutcher_2008/DSCF7261_zps950a8128.jpg (http://s428.photobucket.com/user/treebutcher_2008/media/DSCF7261_zps950a8128.jpg.html)
http://i428.photobucket.com/albums/qq7/treebutcher_2008/DSCF7260_zps66a3d197.jpg (http://s428.photobucket.com/user/treebutcher_2008/media/DSCF7260_zps66a3d197.jpg.html)

Comments good or bad are always welcome

Edenchef
11-16-2013, 04:24 PM
Nice blade! I love the vintage wood handle.

Cheers!

OutdoorPursuitsCanada
11-16-2013, 07:14 PM
Very nice!

killer kane
11-18-2013, 11:39 PM
Nice, how does it cut?

Brad
11-19-2013, 08:50 AM
Nice, how does it cut?
Fine I guess? I'm not too sure how to answer that.

I flt grind the blades pretty thin then bevel the last bit to make a convex edge. The blade is a little under 1/4 at the racasso and has a distal taper. Its balance point is across the guard.