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mhenry
09-02-2011, 08:44 AM
Can you believe someone actually trusted a hack like me with such a beautiful knife, and I only dropped it once :D

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Pensacola Tiger
09-02-2011, 10:35 AM
Beautiful work, Mike. So we don't have to guess, tell us about the wood.

Rottman
09-02-2011, 10:38 AM
Desert ironwood?

mhenry
09-02-2011, 10:43 AM
Desert ironwood?

Ironwood it is

Pensacola Tiger
09-02-2011, 10:50 AM
With a horn ferrule?

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mhenry
09-02-2011, 10:54 AM
With a horn ferrule?

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Hey Rick, it's horn

tgraypots
09-02-2011, 11:05 AM
Well done! How did you connect the horn and wood? Hidden pins? Bored out the horn? Dowel down the middle?

Mike Davis
09-02-2011, 11:08 AM
That looks great! Very nice job.

mhenry
09-02-2011, 11:50 AM
Well done! How did you connect the horn and wood? Hidden pins? Bored out the horn? Dowel down the middle?

Thanks, It has a short dowell pin approx 1 1/4" long X 5/8 diameter

kalaeb
09-02-2011, 12:02 PM
Very nice lines Mike, beautiful!

tgraypots
09-02-2011, 12:39 PM
Thanks. Again, very well done.

GLE1952
09-02-2011, 01:06 PM
Great work as always Mike

Glen

mhenry
09-03-2011, 06:38 PM
Thanks!!!

Vladimir
09-04-2011, 05:10 AM
Very beautiful and harmonious.
Lines Kitaeji fascinating. The tree structure is very suitable.