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    first saya...for hiro

    Hey all,
    With members' insight, i recently bought a Hiro AS for my Father in law's birthday. I think it was the right choice. i'm quite pleased . And, because I hadn't made a handle in a while, i was half hoping that the f&f on it would be poor. Since it was actually pretty good, i decided to make a saya for it instead. He doesn't have adequate knife storage, so I figured it would be a good opportunity to try my hand at it. He's getting it tomorrow. I'm pretty sure wood is padauk (holy splinters!...). pin is walnut











    comments / critiques always welcome!

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    so umm... yeah. that is awesome.
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    I think it looks great! First one, eh? I like that the pin it's "attached"

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    Quote Originally Posted by marc4pt0 View Post
    I like that the pin it's "attached"
    +1 great work!

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    what a beaut, the tied on pin is a great idea. Where are the work in progress photos!!?? Seeing this makes me want to blow a ton of money at harbor freight on tools.

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    You did a really good job.
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    looks beauty! love the pin attaching

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    First class work!

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    Looks great Andre. You made the pin as well?
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    Very nice, André

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