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Offline B.Barker

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couple of knives
« on: January 15, 2020, 04:15:35 AM »
Been needing to make some knives made up for a while. Finally got a model made up for this years class on folders and a larger rib tickler. The big knife has a birds eye maple handle with pewter inlay and bolster. Now to get the others made and maybe an axe or two forged up.






Offline Bob McBride

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Re: couple of knives
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2020, 04:25:04 AM »
Those are awesome Brian. Did you sell either of the original folders or the one you made at the show?
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Re: couple of knives
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2020, 05:25:08 AM »
No, they are not for sale. At least not at this time.

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Re: couple of knives
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2020, 05:38:17 AM »
Those are nice.  What timeframe would a folding knife like that have been common?  I don’t know much about knives.

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Re: couple of knives
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2020, 06:47:54 AM »
Brian, those folders of yours are sweet!  I’m going to try and take your class this year...I just gotta have some of those.

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Re: couple of knives
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2020, 08:14:46 AM »
Either one would make anyone proud to carry and own. Great job!
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Re: couple of knives
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2020, 04:22:22 PM »
 Beauties B, the folder is over the top. What are the measurements on it?

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Re: couple of knives
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2020, 04:48:16 PM »
Great looking knives
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Re: couple of knives
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2020, 03:59:43 AM »
Mike the folder falls about the last quarter od the 18th century through the first quarter of the 19th century.

Tim I think the blade is about 2-3/4" or something like that.

Put some of Kibler's stain on the birds eye today. Rubbed some bone black into the wood after the stain and put a coat of sealer on it.


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Re: couple of knives
« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2020, 06:39:47 PM »
I got to handle Brian's "memory knife" while at the Alabama Kentucky Longrifle show.  I was very impressed with the weight, feel and balance of that knife.  It felt very light and maneuverable in the hand but still solid in the overall blade design.
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Re: couple of knives
« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2020, 07:00:15 PM »
Beautiful work Brian. That folder is gorgeous.
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