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General Design Discussion

Discussion of design concepts and construction techniques used in building forged knives including bowie, hunter, integral, dagger, antique, folding,ect.

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Artistic Design Techniques

Discussion of artistic techniques used to enhance a knife including file work, engraving,carving,silver wire inlay,and other skills.

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Work in Progress (WIP)

Demonstration and discussion of the steps to build a specific style knife

  • 25 Topics
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Show and Tell - Your Work

A place to show and tell about your work. You can also request constructive critiques and useful advice.

  • 151 Topics
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Handles and Guards

Discussion about the materials used and the construction (hidden tang,frame,mortice,full tang,ect.) of handles and guards.

  • 62 Topics
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Sheaths

Discussion of design and techniques for making sheaths

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Forged Edged Tools

Discussion of design concepts and construction techniques used in building forged tools, tomahawks, pipe hawks, and axes.

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Folding Knives

Discussion of design and construction techniques

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