View Full Version : OK 1st saya down!
03-28-2014, 12:21 AM
So I said to myself, for my first try I'll make a Sakimaru Takobiki saya. lol The knife did need one though. I was using a makeshift saya made from fish tub plastic, electrical tape and sticker backed black felt. This one is made from walnut that I scored from Mark at Burl Source.
It's not perfect and don't ask me to show you the inside either! I learned a few things along the way and definitely need some better tools. Chisels, rasps and files please. Anyway, I'm happy with it and it's the 1st one down.
03-28-2014, 12:33 AM
03-28-2014, 12:53 AM
Not bad. You should have seen my first saya.
03-28-2014, 01:31 AM
Please ping me when you start taking orders on those.
03-28-2014, 01:37 AM
Nice work, Rick, you are far ahead of most of us with this...
03-28-2014, 02:18 AM
Thanks all but I have the luxury of going second if you will. The road has been paved already, I'm just starting out on it. I do think that if I had a few more hand tools, a 6" belt grinder, a 9" disk and a scroll saw I could really start to turn out some nicer stuff. More efficiently too. One thing at a time though. The Charger needs an Eibach sport suspension kit this summer. :D
03-28-2014, 02:36 AM
Will be watching with interest
03-28-2014, 07:50 AM
Nice! Better tools are always better. Haha. Looks really good.
03-28-2014, 09:46 AM
Nice job, Rick!
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03-29-2014, 01:35 PM
I agree with the other guys, nice work.
03-31-2014, 01:13 AM
03-31-2014, 11:26 AM
That looks very nice!
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