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August 2016 Blog Posts (10)

Minion #16

Another tiny one. The steel is 1.2379, hardened up to 60 HRc. OAL - 175mm, blade - ~70/20/3.8mm.

Brass guard. The handle is stacked birch bark and acacia burl.…


Added by Kiril Mitrashkov on August 31, 2016 at 22:40 — No Comments

Happy Knife Day

Howdy folks!  Happy Knife Day to all.

Added by Pete Walker on August 24, 2016 at 12:44 — No Comments

National Knife Day 2016

Happy Happy Happy National Knife Day !!!!!!!!!

Knife Day is the day to appreciate the knives that folk use on a daily basis. This day is a celebration of this marvelous tool that has been with humans since the dawn of time. 

I am not sure that most folks know about today...but we sure do.  So…


Added by Jan Carter on August 24, 2016 at 6:59 — 27 Comments

25th. Annual Big Sur Jade Festival

When I'm not playing with sharp objects or madly dashing across the country to rescue a relative, I help operate a small non profit called the South Coast Community Land Trust based in Big Sur, CA. I'm a Board Director and Secretary of the SCCLT, and Entertainment/Volunteer Director of our one big fund raising event each year, the Big Sur Jade Festival. We raise money for several community organizations, but our main focus is helping the students of the local K-12 public…


Added by Syd Carr on August 23, 2016 at 23:00 — No Comments



Added by Granny on August 19, 2016 at 10:33 — No Comments

A sheath for a leuku

A friend asked me to make a sheath for his leuku, because he didn't like the old one. And there it is:…


Added by Kiril Mitrashkov on August 15, 2016 at 22:56 — No Comments

Hunting knife II version #10

And one more hunting knife. This one will hunt in the Great plains of the dining-room and the Valley of the Kitchen.



Added by Kiril Mitrashkov on August 10, 2016 at 12:31 — 2 Comments

Minion #15

Shortly after #14 it is time for #15. Actually, I was working on these two brothers at the same time. 

At first #15 was planneed to be with one whole piece of acacia for handle, but I decided it was too poor. So I cut the piece in two, removed the metal guard, put two pieces of twisted oak, cut corian guard and heel and added stainless steel spacers. This was assembled and disassembled about 3413873165 times, utill it fitted (almost) as I wanted it to fit.…


Added by Kiril Mitrashkov on August 7, 2016 at 1:30 — 3 Comments

Minion #14

The Canadian belt knife is gone to his new owner and it was time to start making the new knife. Since I'm obsessed with the minions - of cource the next knife is a tiny one.

The steel is 1.2379 (D2), hardened up to about 60HRc. Sapele and black corian handle, impregneted with linseed oil and polished with carnauba wax. The sheath is calf blank, oiled with Vaseline to stay soft and to prevent absorbing moisture.

OAL - 160mm, blade only - 70/27/3,7mm.…


Added by Kiril Mitrashkov on August 5, 2016 at 23:15 — 2 Comments

Canadian belt knife vol.6

The knife is an order from a satisfied customer.

The steel is 1.2379 (D2), hardened up to about 60 HRc, the handle is palm tree. You all know the dimensions.…


Added by Kiril Mitrashkov on August 3, 2016 at 11:45 — 2 Comments

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