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HHH Knives

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Heres a damascus filet knife I just finished. Its Made from 1095 and 15n20. With Cocobolo burl handles and copper hardware, The blade is aprox 8" long and flat ground.

Comments ad critiques welcomed.

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Love that, looks the business:D Is it a touch hollow ground?
 

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Sachem, Thanks.. Im really pleased with the way this one turned out! These filet blades can be quite a challenge to grind.

Will, Its a flat ground blade to 0* with a tiny bevel added . Scary sharp, super thin and ready to work! I just finished touching up and tuning the final edge.
 

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Those scales are very cool. Nice work, Randy.
 

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Makes me wish that I broke down fish a lot!
 

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That is some fine cocobolo burl! And man, copper sure looks good with the right wood and without red spacers around it!
 

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Top notch, Randy! :ubersexy:
 

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I wanted to add a couple pics of the spine shot and tip. Yea, Im proud of this one. :D

Thanks again guys for the encouraging comments. and checking out our stuff!!
Randy

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Do you need to do anything differently when grinding a knife this thin to combat the flex? I can imagine it adds a lot to the complexity
 

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Randy...that is amazing!!! I honestly think when i get my knife from you...I want a filet knife...I am in love with this one!!! Fantastic job!
 

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Thanks Mike, Ill be happy to make you one!! :) let me know when your ready..

TB., yes it does take a little more fineness and attention to grind a thin blade like this. One wrong move.. and its scrapped! (dont ask me how I know this) :(

The flex and overall thin section of steel presents many challenges.. Overheating is probably the biggest problem most will encounter when grinding a filet blade.. Also getting the Temper on the blade where it will have a the right amount of spring and flex, without being to soft to take set when bent, and still hard enough to keep a good edge takes some testing..

Thanks again for checking out the knife, and for the kind words and encouragement!
 
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