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Offline tippit

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Tippit Knife & Sheath...a Bit Too Modern
« on: May 17, 2018, 12:06:38 AM »
Tippit hunting knife and sheath probably too modern to post here.  But still made the old fashion way by hand...tippit








Offline Jerry

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Re: Tippit Knife & Sheath...a Bit Too Modern
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2018, 02:15:54 AM »
Tippit, Excellent geometry and attention to detail. What kind of steel? J. Rice

Offline mony

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Re: Tippit Knife & Sheath...a Bit Too Modern
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2018, 02:32:29 AM »
Impressive. Fine work.

Offline tippit

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Re: Tippit Knife & Sheath...a Bit Too Modern
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2018, 03:32:30 AM »
Jerry,
Steel is 1084, OAL 7 1/2 inches, forged with hammers from a 4 1/2 inch piece of bar stock.  Handle is spalted oak from a friend's wood pile.  Sheath is hand stitched cross draw for left side.
« Last Edit: May 17, 2018, 03:56:59 AM by tippit »

Offline webradbury

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Re: Tippit Knife & Sheath...a Bit Too Modern
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2018, 09:44:08 PM »
Tippit, I like your work!  Have you ever tried a hawk?
I love the smell of Walnut shavings in the morning!

Offline g.pennell

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Re: Tippit Knife & Sheath...a Bit Too Modern
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2018, 05:12:16 AM »
Beautiful, both knife and sheath. From the looks of that handle, you better dig around that woodpile some more...that’s some snazzy wood!

Greg
“Let your gun therefore be the constant companion of your walks” Thomas Jefferson

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Re: Tippit Knife & Sheath...a Bit Too Modern
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2018, 04:08:28 PM »
 Greg,
I have a bunch of it...but use it sparingly for special projects. 
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