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    Forged Knife for the shop...

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    Knife forged from 1084 high carbon steel. Blade hand rubbed and polished. Forced copper and ferric chloride patina. Black American Walnut handle with 416 stainless steel pins and lanyard tube. The sheath is handcrafted Herman Oak leather treated with Aussie leather conditioner and saddle stitched by hand.

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    Love the curves. Nice job George.

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    Thank you! I've made over 300 knives to date. Here's a another one.

    Forged Knife for the shop...-rps20141125_225056.jpg

    This one was for a reenactment client that needed a basic sheath to carry it in on the way home. He's having a sheath made by the gut who made his trapper outfit.
    George Brackett
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    Hi George,
    Your knife and it's sheath are simply gorgeous. I love the picture too !
    I like the patina, it's totally my test !
    Forced copper and ferric chloride patina
    Can you give more details on your process ?

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    Thanks George! I've added your Forged Knife to our Forging and Casting and Woodworking categories, as well as to your builder page: GBrackett's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Great-looking knives both, GBrackett! I like the first one better though.



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