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    2 Priorities for this Summer

    Magnetic Knife strips and handles.
    I have been making a few half hearted attempts but I think it is time to get a bit more serious.
    My primary motivation is for my sanity. Making something creative works like therapy for me.
    I have the materials, the tools and the weather is getting better now.

    I was talking to a friend who is a knife maker in Alaska. The subject came up about kitchen knives.
    I ended up making a comment about Ivory and such for ferrules.
    So he sent me this. .....as a gift.



    He called a little while back and asked how I liked working with it.
    A bit embarrassed I had to tell him that so far I had only looked at it and gave away a piece.

    As I try to make stuff I will post photos here.
    Whether it is a success or a failure.
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    Wow! Now that is a gift! Amazing!

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    Wow. That mammoth tooth looks stunning!

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    Yes, but now I have to make things worthy of the materials.
    The mammoth tooth is already drilled so that is out of the way.
    I really like the orange walrus myself.
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    I just love the idea of a sea cow ferrule.

    k.
    "There's only one thing I hate more than lying…skim milk, which is water that's lying about being milk." -- Ron Swanson

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    Nice collection of stuff there Mark!!! Now lets see a cool wa handle

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    Are you gonna sell this?

    Cause if you do I gotta run blind around on the forum, not ever noticing your post!


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    I will probably be using it for my own projects.
    But if I get any good, I might sell some of the finished projects.
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