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Online Afghanvet

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Left over wood
« on: May 27, 2019, 02:51:31 AM »
Iím not a knife maker and I donít have a forge yet but bought some Russel Green River blanks to handle.  I had some wood left over from my last build and hated to see it go to waste.  Those little patch knives are nice.  Iíve used the walnut one from the beginning of my muzzle loading adventure. 


Offline Marcruger

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Re: Left over wood
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2019, 04:18:03 AM »
A good friend made me a patch knife of that same configuration when I started.  It works super, and has a flat ground, razor thin blade that sharpens up really well.  Hard to beat that design when it comes right down to it.  God Bless,  Marc

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Re: Left over wood
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2019, 03:56:13 PM »
 One thing leads to another...addictive ain't it? They look good and probably won't be the last.

   Tim

Offline Stoner creek

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Re: Left over wood
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2019, 04:29:38 PM »
Come on over Mike and weíll teach you how to forge some blades. Preferably on a nice cool day.

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Re: Left over wood
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2019, 09:07:56 PM »
Some blade shapes stay around because they just work well.  :-) 



Offline B.Barker

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Re: Left over wood
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2019, 05:49:54 AM »
Mike they look good. Glad to hear they are good blades. I had one way back that was really brittle and I ended up breaking it.

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Re: Left over wood
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2019, 11:10:56 PM »
I like that design for a patch knife.  I had one forever and let one of the grandkids use it.  Lost it in the woods?  Those lay down across the muzzle real nice and it's hard to stab yourself with it.
Mike Lee