Category: knives

weston’s knife II

Did a little more work on it. Keep finding little pits in the metal the more I sand, so I decided to stop sanding I think on Dean’s I will tape up the blade and handle when it’s done and then bead blast the guard and endcap. If it looks good then I’ll do it [Continue]

weston’s knife

I’ve just used my little 1×42 belt grinder on it and a 100 grit belt. All my 2×72 inch belts broke. Usually after about five seconds. I bought a bunch a few years ago and haven’t really used them, and that annoys me that I wasted that money, but I should’ve been grinding on knives [Continue]

knife making for the wedding part 1

So the plan is to build four knives for the groomsmen’s gifts. Dean and Westin will get leather handled fixed bladed “classic cowboy” knives Luis will get a folding knife with circuit board/epoxy handle Wes will get a sword Since I’m not making any of the blades, just the handles, I figured I need to [Continue]

casting info

http://www.backyardmetalcasting.com/hmkit.html I’m thinking about melting down some brass shells and using that brass to make guards or bolsters or something for some knives I’ll be making for my groomsmen. I think Westin is getting a leather handled fixed blade knife. Might look good with a brass spacer or two. Dean will be getting a dive [Continue]

gerber shard

If anyone is headed to the 25th Anniversary Elk Camp & Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Expo, March 5-8 at the Fort Worth Convention Center, if you don’t mind would you stop by the Gerber Knives booth and grab me a Gerber Shard? It looks like this: Gerber is only giving them out as a promotional [Continue]

hatchets?

Sigh. I am missing at least three hatchets. I know, I know, how does one lose multiple hatchets? I’m not sure how I did it. I think they are just misplaced, but I can’t think of anyplace they’d be. Unless they are in the attic here, or over in dad’s garage in the to-be-sharpened pile [Continue]

_now_ it’s safe to go back in the water

WASP Knife “As divers, we all know what the effects of compressed gas are underwater. Our training teaches us that our lungs would burst from over-inflation if we held our breath and rose to the surface. This principle is key to the effectiveness of the WASP Injection System. This weapon injects a frozen ball of [Continue]

for the record

Just for the record, Herring Knives and Herring Arms, if they ever get off the ground, refuse to sell any knife or firearm to any governmental agency or agent if a private citizen cannot purchase and possess the exact same firearm or knife within their jurisdiction. I hope other manufacturers/makers will join us in this [Continue]

pretty knife

Nice looking knife! Kershaw Leek. I like the shape of the handle and the blade, and the color is nice, too.

knife show

Went to the Blade Magazine “Spirit of Steel” knife show yesterday. I’d planned to go with dad on Friday, but that got changed, so then I was going to go Saturday, but that got changed so that I could do some editing on newly shot material for the GOB movie so that if it looked [Continue]

note to self: don’t forget

The Knives Illustrated Spirit of Steel Knife Show “September 29, 30, October 1, 2006 in Grapevine, Texas Only 5 Minutes and a free shuttle ride from the DWF Airport, walking distance to the Bass Pro Shop at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center.” And the weekend before is the market hall gunshow.

next knife project

Next knife project is a leather washer/fiber spacer/wood handle for a hidden tang knife. It’s one of the kits I got from kitknives.com. Think it’ll turn out nice. I added a small slice of what I think is cocobolo (but I’m not too sure). I think it looks nice. I dithered over the right pattern, [Continue]