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Old 12-25-2022, 11:49 AM
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Got myself and Wifey (semi) matching Grohmann knives for Xmas. They both feel fantastic. Can't wait to try them out in the field.
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Old 12-25-2022, 12:06 PM
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Well, woke up this morning to a twitter notification that Rick Menefee had posted a new set of knives. I quickly click, and yep, they're mine.



The one on the right is his Big Boner in a2 which will over time develop a nice patina if looked after; rust if not. The scales are spalted maple burl. This one will be mine.



The one on the left is his Bose Drop Point Hunter in 154cm. The scales are dyed black ash burl. This one will be going to my son after I have a message tooled on the flap of the scabbard.



Both blades are treated to a Rockwell hardness of 62, and should be relatively easy to sharpen.



Scabbards are by Larry Parsons.



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Very nice looking but I'm guessing closer to 500 a piece than 200

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Old 12-25-2022, 01:28 PM
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Very nice looking but I'm guessing closer to 500 a piece than 200

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Bit north of that. $200 horse left the barn on about page 3. Lol.

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Old 12-25-2022, 02:58 PM
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Bit north of that. $200 horse left the barn on about page 3. Lol.

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NICE i might have to get me some of those
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Old 12-25-2022, 07:54 PM
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Default $200 beauty

If I were to stick to the $200 budget I initially set out, I think this is the direction I would head.

https://ltwrightknives.com/shop/kniv...rthern-hunter/
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Old 12-25-2022, 07:58 PM
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Looks super functional

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Old 12-30-2022, 05:42 AM
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Here's another gutter I recently completed for someone:

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Old 12-30-2022, 06:48 AM
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Here's another gutter I recently completed for someone:

Looks like a nice knife! Someone will be happy! Nice Job!
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Old 12-30-2022, 09:10 AM
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Guys, Philís design is a really good one. Zips animals open like butter. It wont be leaving my house anytime soon.
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Old 12-30-2022, 09:50 AM
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Damn Phil that handle is wild. I could stare into it for hours. Once again it looks like you did an amazing job!

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Old 12-30-2022, 11:28 AM
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Hi guys, made this one earlier this fall. More of a hunter / general purpose style.
CPM 154, 8 3/4" OAL, 4 1/4" blade, Golden Amboyna burl handle, hidden tang, stainless guard with African Blackwood & copper spacers.
7-8 oz. sheath tooled and dyed to give it an antique look.

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Old 12-30-2022, 11:35 AM
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Nice work!
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Old 12-30-2022, 04:55 PM
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Picked my new siembida up today. Headed on an elk hunt in the am. Hope to put it to work next to my Chisan.
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Old 12-30-2022, 05:15 PM
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Hi guys, made this one earlier this fall. More of a hunter / general purpose style.
CPM 154, 8 3/4" OAL, 4 1/4" blade, Golden Amboyna burl handle, hidden tang, stainless guard with African Blackwood & copper spacers.
7-8 oz. sheath tooled and dyed to give it an antique look.

Really nice work! Thanx for sharing...
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Old 12-30-2022, 05:57 PM
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And also to the ones that commented on my latest gutter...TYVM...much appreciated...
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Old 12-31-2022, 09:10 PM
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My first attempt at sheath making. I have some adjustments to make, but itís a start.

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Old 12-31-2022, 09:38 PM
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My first attempt at sheath making. I have some adjustments to make, but itís a start.

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Old 01-01-2023, 07:17 AM
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My first attempt at sheath making. I have some adjustments to make, but itís a start.

Well I say it is a great start! Excellent job, and I'm sure your next ones will be better, and better...
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[QUOTE=Pathfinder76;4595657]My first attempt at sheath making. I have some adjustments to make, but itís a start.

I think it is an excellent start....What are you thinking for the belt side of things?
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Old 01-01-2023, 10:02 AM
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My first attempt at sheath making. I have some adjustments to make, but itís a start.

Nice work! Once you start down this road you will find all kinds of leather projects to tackle...
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Old 01-01-2023, 06:30 PM
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Some really nice knives that have been posted. I've enjoyed this thread. I have always just used a cheap outdoor edge knife. It might be time for me to upgrade
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Old 01-01-2023, 06:53 PM
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My first attempt at sheath making. I have some adjustments to make, but itís a start.

I think it is an excellent start....What are you thinking for the belt side of things?
Here is another one of a different design Iím working on. Here is the belt side of things.

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Old 01-01-2023, 07:03 PM
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Here is another one of a different design Iím working on. Here is the belt side of things.

Really cool.
I have been making and using leather sheaths for decades but for the first time this season I went with kydex....gotta say I'm loving the kydex... no issue popping a bloody nasty knife back in the sheath in field and just washing out in hot soapy water at home.... always loved how leather sheaths look....but hated cleaning them out or trying to clean my knife off adequately in field so I didnt make a rotten smelly mess later....
Pathfinder..after you get done making sheaths you'll start making ammo sleeves and cartridge loop slides and all other imaginable items lol it's a fun hobby for long cold winters.
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Old 01-02-2023, 06:23 AM
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I absolutely love this thread!

It has morphed into individuals displaying some exceptional knife/equipment related skills, and information/knowledge sharing.

Perhaps the thread title should be changed...hehe...
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Old 01-02-2023, 09:40 AM
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Another gutter made by or PhilMcCracken. Put it to good use this fall on a couple whitetail and it performed flawlessly


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Old 01-02-2023, 09:51 AM
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^^^ Thanx Buckwheat! Glad to hear it is working out for you!...
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Old 01-02-2023, 10:57 AM
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Another finished sheath.



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Old 01-02-2023, 11:03 AM
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I absolutely love this thread!



It has morphed into individuals displaying some exceptional knife/equipment related skills, and information/knowledge sharing.



Perhaps the thread title should be changed...hehe...
Change the title?

Sacrilege!!!

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Change the title?

Sacrilege!!!

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With over 100000 views!
My meme thread is pushing a million views. Lol.

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