Ian de Lange

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  • from Nelspruit - South Africa
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    Hi Guys

    This drop point hunter has a centre core made with 37 layers of white paper steel and 15N 20 and a cutting edge made from 47 layers of white paper steel and 15N 20 which has been twisted and then forge welded together. Blade length is 145mm,…
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    Thankfully, that's the leatherwork done. Well, except for dying, oiling, and finishing. That's the easy part though.

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    Next job, Finish the sheath, put an edge on the knife and (try to) take some decent pictures of…
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    Managed to finish this little folder at last. Hope you enjoy the view. Blade and spring is Rose Damasteel. Warthog handles with Nickle silver bolsters and liners. Just want to mention that the Nickle silver was given to me by our friend the late Rob…
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    One for a collector friend.
    RWL34, African Blackwood with brass spacers. Nickel silver guard, pommel and sheath top.
    Ian.
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    Liked Chui’s post in the thread Giving me Daggers.
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    - just received this pic of Thys Meade's Guild entry dagger...



  • Ian de Lange

    Liked Chui’s post in the thread Giving me Daggers.
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    Some of you may've heard of Japie Visser from SA. He makes some pretty stunning fixed blades and I've been on at him to make a dagger - finally done it........not too shabby for a beginner (not mine)