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    Gallery- Martell Knives

    **PLEASE skip to the end (last page) of this thread to view my most recent work.



    Here's Martell knife #1

    Hawaiian Signature Wood, Black Canvas Micarta Bolster, O-1 steel












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    Martell Knife#2

    Ancient New Zealand Kauri Wood, Black Canvas Micarta Bolster, O-1














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    Martell Knife #3


    Arizona Desert Ironwood, Black Micarta Bolster, O-1












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    Really nice Dave.

    That iron wood is a knockout!

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    Thanks Jim, that ironwood is from Stefan's stash.

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    I would have a hard time choosing between these knives, they all look great IMHO. I can't believe I still haven't finished a kauri wa handle, but I am working on it.

    Stefan

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    Nice! Keep up the good work

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    Thanks guys.


    Hey does anyone think that my mark is getting any better, clearer, crisper, deeper, darker, whatever? This is such a nerve racking part to have to do at the next to last step.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Martell View Post
    Thanks guys.


    Hey does anyone think that my mark is getting any better, clearer, crisper, deeper, darker, whatever? This is such a nerve racking part to have to do at the next to last step.
    3rd time is the charm!

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    While scrolling through the photos I noticed that the makers mark was getting better with every knife.
    I personally like the Hawaiian Signature Wood the best. I would like to see you use ebony bolsters, I feel they might blend better with the black micarta pin.

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