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Hopefully this shows it well enough - a real scandi grind!
Part sharpened so starting to flatten. I think this shows why folk want it...
So my understanding (from some Norwegian bladesmiths) going back some years is that all the knives had a hollow scandi grind put on - made because...
I suppose a fair question is to check what your proposed budget would be too.
and one step back!
As the others were going so well, I thought I would work a bit off this Turkish walnut handle too. The wood is...
Two steps forward....
Tufnol on D2 and homemade Micarta on W2, both shaping up nicely. A real dust...
My suggestion would either be something with a nicely forged blade or if you want a more modern feel, go for an enzo blade.
And where are the pictures Mic? :D
I've found a source now but thanks for the looking.
Definitely my preferred blade between the H and the F. I've rehandled one (or two) but that's more because I find the Kraton boring.
Sounds interesting, though I like the smokey scent to the pine as an added bonus to how it works for me. :D
It does sound interesting. I wonder how it compares.
Thanks for the offer. I might have some other on it's way so I'll hold off for now. The recommendation of a good product is enough as I hate...
Thanks, but I wanted to go for something someone had used successfully. Sounds like the Grandpas would be a good choice if needed.
Ready to put this one in the post.
A Stuart Mitchell No 2 blade I've handled in Cocobolo over Bog Oak with Brass pins.
Striped brown leather...
Nice write up!
Thanks. How do you find it in use?
Importing seems a bit daft for this, especially if it's not guaranteed the same quality, but thanks!
I assumed as they were travelling that they would not be making. I'll have a check! Really like the stuff.
Instead of your cotton / Vaseline try fire biscuits - cotton pads dipped in a candle wax / vaseline mix then dried. Tear and fluff prior to lighting.