View Full Version : Greenland GOLD!!!

HHH Knives
03-08-2012, 07:45 PM
Like hitting the lottery, I was surfing the net a few weeks back and found these!!! :D Here are a couple of beautiful pieces of musk ox horn from Greenland!!
Musk Ox horn is one of the most beautiful horn materials I have ever had the pleasure of using on a knife. This stuff is beautiful and polishes to a iridescent with a amber look that is hard to describe but its easy to see why this stuff is so sought after!!!

These 3 pieces are dry, and solid.. Ready to use.. This material is also one of the harder materials to work with.. Yet the finished results are worth the extra time and efforts necessary to make it a viable handle material.

These should make some BEAUTIFUL knife handles and furrell's etc.. :)

03-08-2012, 07:52 PM
Oh that's not fair. Right after seeing what it looks like. Great score!

03-08-2012, 10:16 PM
Just Beautiful Randy.....That horn is officially my favorite,I really need to score some.

03-08-2012, 10:25 PM
Sending PM.

Hax the Cook CLEAVERS RULE!!! :D

03-08-2012, 10:27 PM
Absolutely beautiful stuff.

If you are looking to re-coup some $$$ I'd be willing to take a piece off you!:D

03-08-2012, 11:15 PM
Actually, I sent an e-mail!

Hax the Cook CLEAVERS RULE!!! :D

The Edge
03-08-2012, 11:21 PM
My first thought at seeing the pictures was "Holy Sh$t". That was followed by "Hot Damn!!"

HHH Knives
03-08-2012, 11:39 PM
My first thought at seeing the pictures was "Holy Sh$t". That was followed by "Hot Damn!!"

Funny, Thats exactly how I responded when I seen them for the first time!! :)

This stuff is just to cool. Its rare and awesome looking!! Makes a crazy cool looking knife handle and well.. Yea.... HOLY Sh$t and HOT DAMN!!!! :D

HHH Knives
03-08-2012, 11:40 PM
Hax, I recieved the email and have already responded.. :) Thanks man. I think this petty is gone be the Sh$t!!! I mean awesome.. :)

03-09-2012, 03:09 AM
Did you Get it from a well known souce? this horns are rare and could be from banner activity;) anyway: its my favourite too

03-09-2012, 03:22 AM
That is unreal . nice score

HHH Knives
03-09-2012, 03:02 PM
Just Beautiful Randy.....That horn is officially my favorite,I really need to score some.

contact me Mario

HHH Knives
03-10-2012, 12:58 AM
HOME RUN! :doublethumbsup:

Alright guys! Heres my latest SCORE! These are Musk OX horn, and HUGE pieces at that!! Two whole boss sections that are heading this way!! Talk about a awesome SCORE!!

One of which is already SOLD!!! The other will be added to the pieces above in my secret, not so secret stash!!! :cool2:

Eamon Burke
03-10-2012, 03:09 PM
Will the red line in 4th pic(the one with the circle drawn around the little brown line) stay there for good? Is that usable? That'd just be such a cool little thing to have on a handle.

03-10-2012, 03:15 PM
I was wondering how that will look when you start sanding, working the wood. Hope it doesn't disappear.

HHH Knives
03-10-2012, 03:41 PM
I LOVE my job! Its so cool to be able to use materials like this as well as others. To make functional tools and beautiful ones at that!! I feel very privileged and truly enjoy working with these rare and awesome materials!

HHH Knives
03-13-2012, 01:11 PM
Its hard to believe that something as beautiful as this horn can come from such a ugly looking beast!! Actually there quite cool looking..

Here are a few pictures of a Musk Ox and one of a knife I made using the horn!

03-13-2012, 01:18 PM
Stunning! Really beautiful!

03-14-2012, 08:27 AM
My first post on this forum - hi there from Poland ;)

The handle is great!
The material itself too.
What would you compare it to? I mean the hardness of working in it.
Is it similar to wild water buffalo (asian buffalo) horn?

Love your work, Randy!

HHH Knives
03-14-2012, 03:25 PM
Thanks Dziab, Welcome to KKF!! Its awesome stuff and pictures cant really do it justice!

I would compare it to buffalo horn for how it sands and polished.

HHH Knives
03-30-2012, 11:28 PM
Well guys. I received the package from Greenland! These pieces are awesome! One of the LARGE ones is for Mike. and one of the medium pieces pieces is for Mario... and the rest are not spoken for yet. :whistling:

We already seen how awesome it looks on a knife. Just check out the Suji Mike has been working on!! I cant wait to see what Mario makes with his piece! Im sure it will be AWESOME!!!!!!

Here are a few quick pictures. Sry about the bad lighting.. Anyone interested shoot me a PM. :cool2: The horn tips are solid material and would make cool furels or end caps. etc. :biggrin:

03-31-2012, 12:10 AM
yowzzer still looking sweet.

HHH Knives
03-31-2012, 03:06 AM
O So Fine! :)

HHH Knives
04-02-2012, 11:13 AM
Just sent out pieces of Greenland Gold to you guys.. Stuffs in the mail!!!!!! :)

Thanks and enjoy.