Hey Folks,I'm a new member on iKC and I have an interest in mid 1800s Bowies made in Sheffield for the American market. I am currently making some Bowies for the reenactor market based on pictures and descriptions in various books. There are some things I can't glean with this approach and I put together some questions for those who have first hand knowledge:Where guards press fit??Was cutler’s rosin used under handles??What was the general blade thickness of large Bowies (9”-12” blades)??Did…See More
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