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RRLOVER
02-27-2012, 05:16 PM
http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t359/mario164/001-71.jpg
http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t359/mario164/002-66.jpg
http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t359/mario164/013-21.jpg

So am I the only person who would love an Amboyna air freshener hang in his car:biggrin:

Mike
02-27-2012, 05:26 PM
Lovely smell, isn't it? For a minute I thought it was best scent until working with genuine and Argentinian Lignum Vitae. My shop smelled like roses for weeks. It even overpowered the smell of steel on the grinder and micarta on the band saw.

Great looking handle by the way... I love the ferrule even though the texture of fossilized teeth tends to make me queasy at times.

mhlee
02-27-2012, 05:51 PM
Mario -

Looks great! Is that amboyna stabilized or some of the same stuff you used before? I don't know how it smells but it sure does feel awesome in hand.

Also, how's the geometry on this one? Is this similar to your most recent knife or earlier knives?

Profile is looking gooooood!

Crothcipt
02-27-2012, 06:04 PM
I have no idea about the smell but sure love the handle. I so want a handle by you.

kalaeb
02-27-2012, 06:27 PM
Great combinations.

macmiddlebrooks
02-27-2012, 06:50 PM
Stunning for sure, and that tooth :tooth: is wow awesome!

apicius9
02-27-2012, 07:52 PM
If you loved a drilled mammoth tooth air freshener hanging in you car I would be really worried ;) Great handle, as usual. Love the contrast in color and patterns between the wood and the tooth and the spacer brings that out even better.

Stefan

Mingooch
02-28-2012, 09:57 AM
very nice looking. what size blade is that? is it a blade u made?

RRLOVER
02-28-2012, 08:04 PM
Mario -

Looks great! Is that amboyna stabilized or some of the same stuff you used before? I don't know how it smells but it sure does feel awesome in hand.

Also, how's the geometry on this one? Is this similar to your most recent knife or earlier knives?

Profile is looking gooooood!

Thanx......It is a stabilized block from burl source.The geometry is tweaked a bit.

RRLOVER
02-28-2012, 08:08 PM
very nice looking. what size blade is that? is it a blade u made?

It is a 245mm on the edge and I made the blade and handle.

Deckhand
02-28-2012, 08:26 PM
That really looks great!

RRLOVER
03-01-2012, 04:19 PM
http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t359/mario164/001-72.jpg
http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t359/mario164/003-63.jpg

She is finished.

Pensacola Tiger
03-01-2012, 04:25 PM
She is beautiful!

DeepCSweede
03-01-2012, 04:36 PM
That tooth is really cool. Knife looks great - nice work.

mhlee
03-01-2012, 05:20 PM
Really nice looking work Mario.

WillC
03-01-2012, 06:14 PM
Nice Work Mario, you are mad for that Mammoth tooth. I'm still plucking up the courage to just try a spacer out of it. :D

SpikeC
03-01-2012, 09:54 PM
Lovely!

oivind_dahle
03-14-2012, 05:34 PM
I never commented this one. Awesome knife dude!
Love the tooth/wood combination, and you have spend lots of hours on that blade. Congrats :)

Mike9
02-25-2013, 06:26 PM
Great looking knife Mario - how does that tooth smell when machining it? I know when I have to work bone for a guitar nut my shop smells like old school dental work for an hour or so. :lol2:

RRLOVER
02-25-2013, 07:55 PM
Great looking knife Mario - how does that tooth smell when machining it? I know when I have to work bone for a guitar nut my shop smells like old school dental work for an hour or so. :lol2:

The stench stays with you for a long time.I am suprised how bad the smell is even with a really good respirator.