XamaX

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    Thanks for that Bruce :thumbsup: Yours will not be the only one for much longer, an hour in front of the telly with my Wicked Edge and another will be finished. I have everything sorted now and will start on the first production knives next week.

    I have…
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    I do 😬




    (Sorry, couldn't resist 😂 )
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    More Jared Oeser sexiness, damn this man, he is sick...







    Lovely take on the city knife




    The bidding for this Electrician stated at $2000!




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    This isn’t really a review of a knife or knives, so much as a review of the commissioning process. Although I’ve bought plenty of handmade knives, I’ve never fully commissioned a knife before. I always had in mind to commission something, but…
  • Doubletap ........congratulations, sir..!! :beer:

    88 miles to Channel Tunnel (UK)

    686 miles Channel Tunnel to Channel Tunnel (F)
    97 miles via detour home from Channel Tunnel (UK) due to reported accident on M20
    _____
    871 miles


    PM me your address and…
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    Why would you not use something like that? It looks like a solid build and Damasteel holds a great edge.

    In my limited experience of using customs, I have found that the maker is usually flattered that you have used their design and are happy to work a…
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    Replied to the thread Hello.
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    Welcome!
    Love your Avatar - what we looking at?
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    Love it.

    Your damascus has a great etch.

    Thanks for sharing your work with us.
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    Replied to the thread Actilam T3.
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    I dig the asymmetrical spine "nick".

    You have to admire the designs coming from the Theirs area, they seem refined and elegant while still retaining a purposeful air to them.

    Impressed, and thanks for the review.
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    (Quote from mikesknives)

    Thank you for telling me. My belated condolences to his friends and family.

    It was possibly him I spoke with via the telephone all those years ago. I remember talking about the pricing issues, and I believed him when he said…
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    Replied to the thread If you squint and hold it far away.
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    Whatever it is, I have to say I like it!

    Micarta
    Grind
    Bolsrer lock
    Pivot.

    All good!
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    I've not gone and looked it up, but from what I remember, past knife legislation did not involve making already owned items illegal to own. You just couldn't pass them on to another person. So, your grannies switchblade, that she used to hide in her…
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    Replied to the thread Edge Matters (How sharp?).
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    (Quote from Chris)

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    To me, really sharp means being able to cut a human hair, lengthways, into three. I used to be able to do that with a cutthroat I had in my school dissection kit (those were the days - carried it to school in my bag without issue) as well as with…
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    Well folks...

    The planet's have aligned and I've had a few hours to myself on a dry Sunday afternoon. Time to play with a knife in the great outdoors and seeing as I'm there... mini review!




    First some background... I bought this 'Primitive' knife…
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    Fret board is Ebony, Body is English walnut, neck is maple (two piece). Pick ups are Schaller hum buckers and the adjustable roller bridge is Schaller too. Knobs are turned ebony and My boy (13 yrs old) made the logo and inset it onto a walnut off cut…
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    Replied to the thread Hello from Portugal.
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    Ola!

    Welcome to EM and its good to have you here.
    Big fan of Portugal. I Lived in Cascais and Ericiera for a while and fell in love with the country.

    Enjoy your stay.

    Ate logo amigo!

    Max
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    Replied to the thread Hello all.
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    Welcome and good luck on your mission Root.
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    Well, after waiting patiently for some considerable time, Brian/Bri/Grommit/Manxnorton/**** or whatever you might know him as turned up last weekend.



    After the usual mug or two of coffee, it was time to hit the shed.

    Armed with a litre of vodka, four…
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    Replied to the thread Jason Clark Customs.
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    New maker to me. Like the look of his work though!