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HHH Knives
03-01-2012, 09:38 AM
Hey guys, I have been pretty busy the last few weeks. I just wanted to say hello and share some cool news!! One of the watch makers is now using some of out Reverb damascus to make a series of watch/knife sets.. The first one will be auctioned off at a NRA auction some time this spring!

Heres a picture of the first watch bezel. I will be starting the folder this week. and will update this thread as I can!

Thanks for looking and God Bless

http://i1101.photobucket.com/albums/g428/HHHKnives/Terrys%20Leather/reverb2.jpg

Deckhand
03-01-2012, 11:53 AM
Wow! That's really cool.

WildBoar
03-01-2012, 02:21 PM
You guys really are having a lot of fun!

How is my order of firestorm damascus 22 inch dubs coming along? Rocking only the dammy exhaust system just isn't enough anymore! Gotta represent on the boulevard! :rofl2:

Eamon Burke
03-01-2012, 02:56 PM
I literally told my wife yesterday that if someone asked you to make dammy for a watch, you would. I guess I was right!

Crothcipt
03-02-2012, 12:50 AM
ugh I so love damascus. can't wait to see that watch.

HHH Knives
03-03-2012, 01:53 AM
You guys really are having a lot of fun!

How is my order of firestorm damascus 22 inch dubs coming along? Rocking only the dammy exhaust system just isn't enough anymore! Gotta represent on the boulevard! :rofl2:

22" dubs! Thats SICK! and funny! Ill talked to Jr and hes hammering you out a set with HHH Spinners!

WildBoar
03-03-2012, 01:58 AM
Perfect!

HHH Knives
03-03-2012, 01:47 PM
I can see it now! :) HHH spinners in Tsunami pattern damascus! on a 22's made of Reverb! With Meteorite pins and hardware! :D With exhaust caps of DT stainless damascus.. and stainless damascus brake calipers.. :)

Candlejack
03-03-2012, 05:13 PM
You guys make some of the most beautiful stuff out there. The only downsides is i can't afford it, and i heard you make em' a bit on the soft side while i prefer them a bit harder.
But when i'm done in school and is up and running.. we'll see how the economy is going for me.

HHH Knives
03-03-2012, 06:39 PM
Thank you very much Candlejack.. I have always shot for a RC on our damascus of 59/60 My background up till about a year ago was not kitchen knives. It was hunting knives camp knives and folding knives with the occasional kitchen knife shaped thing thrown in.. And on most hunters a RC of 58/59 is optimal. Folders I always went higher RC 60. and camp knives and hatchets came in around a RC of 56/57..

Now with the help of this forum and the great members here, I have evolved and continue to make changes to my processes, and Heat Treating to make the knives better cutters. I am currently testing 2 new damascus mixes.. as well as a couple of stainless core san mai combinations.. trying to achieve the perfect the HT on these new combinations will result in much harder blades!! 62/63 RC range or more. But this testing and that takes time! I am going to be passing one of the san mai blades to a few of the members here to get some feedback on the steel and how well its edge holding and sharpness etc. Possibly you would like to give the knife a work out.

We are also adding Cryo. treatment to my HT line up very soon. And Im sure this will improve the performance of the blades even more, and not only add a point to the RC but also improved toughness and wear resistance.. :D

Bottom line, when your ready to order, my goal is to be able to offer you a blade that exceeds your expectations.

Candlejack
03-03-2012, 06:58 PM
That i would very much like to try out. Especially if there are other swedes who want's a bite at it. Or if i'll be one of the last on the list.
We'll hope i don't run myself into any moneytrouble.. i have a tendency to want stuff i don't need. Sometimes i make up reasons, some times i don't even bother to justify it to myself, haha.

But there are so many of you guys that i want to try. I switch between one favorite to the other so fast.

JMJones
03-03-2012, 08:56 PM
That is sweet. Has anyone here seen a watch with damascus before? I know I have not.

Rottman
03-04-2012, 08:17 AM
Here (http://www.horstamlung.de/index.htm) are some, but only the dial is damascus.

HHH Knives
03-04-2012, 11:51 AM
I too have seen watches done with damascsu of mokume dials. classy and sexy!

These watches will not have damascus dials. But have damascus hardware!! and a matching damascus folder! :) But the next batch of watches might have the damascus dials :D

HHH Knives
03-20-2012, 06:37 PM
Alright guys, Heres the first pictures of the finished watch.

Nothing finer then a timepiece made with HHH Damascus!! :) It will be paired with one of my folders with matching damascus blade.. What you guys think?

PierreRodrigue
03-20-2012, 07:59 PM
NICE!! I like it a lot!

Crothcipt
03-20-2012, 08:58 PM
I know a guy at work that will thrilled to see that pic. and the one of the folder. Love it myself too.

sachem allison
03-20-2012, 09:35 PM
very nice Randy

Taz575
03-20-2012, 11:44 PM
WoW!!!!!! That is incredible!!!

mr drinky
03-20-2012, 11:56 PM
I just soiled my pants. That is some fine work Randy.

k.

Tristan
03-21-2012, 05:24 AM
What, no Damascus bracelet strap? Pfft. :D

HHH Knives
03-21-2012, 09:00 AM
Thanks guys!! I almost wet myself when I seen the photo!! It's just amazing work!! Our HHH damascus looks very nice on this model.. The great people at Montana Watch co. made this fine timepiece using some of out damascus!! :) We will be making a matching damascus folding knife. That will be offered with this watch as a set! Pictures of the folder should be out as soon as the end of today!!! :) Thanks everyone for checking this out. Now go and take a look at the amazing and beautiful pieces offered by Montana Watch co. http://montanawatch.com/collections/

HHH Knives
03-21-2012, 05:06 PM
Alright guys, I have finished the knife that will be paired with the awesome watch, Here are a few pictures, Let me know what ya think.

The specs are, Reverb damascus blade with stainless hardware, and fittings. Cocobolo burl wood handles. Onyx thumb studs and full filework.

Thanks
Randy

Andrew H
03-21-2012, 05:32 PM
Very nicely done, Randy!

Candlejack
03-21-2012, 06:11 PM
That is one nice pocketknife. And the watch too, even though i'm more of a plain and clean leather-metal watch-guy in taste. I'm not going to get into watches as a hobby too.. i can barely afford (can't) the ones i already have.

Crothcipt
03-21-2012, 06:43 PM
Looking at what was on the website I had just better stay with this one. Love the work Randy.

HHH Knives
03-21-2012, 10:17 PM
This whole thing just makes me smile! Its just too cool! :D

Kyle
03-22-2012, 01:51 PM
That knife is jaw droppingly beautiful. The watch is super cool too!

El Pescador
03-22-2012, 02:18 PM
Nice...I like the scales.

99Limited
03-28-2012, 10:01 AM
Wow. I hadn't been back to this thread since I first saw the bezel. That watch turned out really cool looking. As far as your folder goes, Gorgeous. It's like an EDC dressed in a tux.

HHH Knives
03-28-2012, 11:29 AM
Thanks 99.. I should have some photos of them together soon! And info on the NRA auction where they will be available.. If anyone is interested.