Forrest Bowie Questions on dimensions of the original
Posted 29 July 2011 - 04:26 PM
I recently finished a version of the Forrest bowie. I got the overall effect I was after, but I'm thinking that I missed the thickness of the original. I've been unable to track down a detailed description of the knife. Does anyone have any information that I can use to get closer? Does anyone know the location of the original, or leads I might follow to track down more info?
Here is my version
Number of downloads: 11
BL 10 1/4"
OL 15 3/4"
Blade 1084 (forged from a 3" round)
and here is the original
Number of downloads: 1
Mine is shorter by about 3 inches, and is very light and thin (about 0.130 at the handle). This is also my first attempt at checkering.
Thanks for your help with this,
Geoff Keyes JS
5 Elements Forge
Posted 03 April 2012 - 05:11 PM