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Online PetahW

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New Points of Interest
« on: October 25, 2020, 10:12:10 PM »
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After I finished my version of a Skean Dubh, I decided to make a couple more - with bone slab handles.

Even though the size wasn't specified, I ordered some bone slabs from Smokey Mountain Knife Works.

Well, it turned out that the slabs were a LOT shorter in length than I thought - so I added some Ebony to the Green River Ripper blade, and Walnut to the other one.

They're not quite finished, as I need to sand/finish the wood portions of the handles.


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Re: New Points of Interest
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2020, 06:18:16 AM »
very nice!  :bl th up

i need to work up some dags with those GR ripper blades.

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Re: New Points of Interest
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2020, 06:55:29 AM »
A man can never have too many blades...and that is especially true for Skean Dubhs...Good job on these...makes me want to do a couple new Skean Dubhs with some Antler Handles. Might just be a good Winter Project...if I can get off my nether parts and make it happen... :bigsmile:
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Re: New Points of Interest
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2020, 02:19:30 PM »
 :hairy can't wait to see the finished product!
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Re: New Points of Interest
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2020, 02:45:16 PM »
That's some mighty nice work PetahW  :hairy

Mighty Nice!!!  :toast
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Re: New Points of Interest
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2020, 04:50:35 PM »
Those Green River Ripper blades are just so darned neat !!!  I love them.
And you had me when you said double edged boot knife, or words to that extent.  Always a soft spot for them.  I have a couple of blades in my drawer of projects to put off until someday rolls around, and that day will be rolling around soonly.  Or not at all.  Then I will sell them.  In all likelihood, they will be coming up for the auction block sooner than later.  We'll see.

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Re: New Points of Interest
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2020, 06:03:55 PM »
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Thanks for the kind words, folks - I surely appreciate them !   :toast

When I finish these, my next project will be converting a Cold Steel Frontier Hawk into a more period-looking tomahawk, removing the paint and setscrew, reshaping the head, messing with the handle, etc, etc.


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Re: New Points of Interest
« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2020, 08:51:06 PM »
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Thanks for the kind words, folks - I surely appreciate them !   :toast

When I finish these, my next project will be converting a Cold Steel Frontier Hawk into a more period-looking tomahawk, removing the paint and setscrew, reshaping the head, messing with the handle, etc, etc.


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Pictures please once you start making progress.  I'd love to hear you reasoning for what you do to it.
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Re: New Points of Interest
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2020, 09:57:26 PM »
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Re: New Points of Interest
« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2020, 10:06:03 PM »
Just how is Skean Dubh pronounced? :Doh!
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Re: New Points of Interest
« Reply #10 on: October 28, 2020, 11:10:46 AM »
Just how is Skean Dubh pronounced? :Doh!


skee-ən-DOO.....  8)
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Re: New Points of Interest
« Reply #11 on: October 28, 2020, 06:06:05 PM »
Thanks  PetahW, I'd never have guessed that last part.
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Re: New Points of Interest
« Reply #12 on: October 28, 2020, 07:19:19 PM »
That's OK, Hank - before I learned better, I pronounced it "ski-an due"  :laffing

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Re: New Points of Interest
« Reply #13 on: November 01, 2020, 08:22:57 AM »
 :hairy. Top notch.
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