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Buck Skinners Knife
« on: August 12, 2017, 10:04:55 PM »
Hand forged Buck Skinner's Knife with sheep horn handle...tippit

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Re: Buck Skinners Knife
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2017, 05:16:39 PM »
Wow...

One could skin, scrape the hide, butcher the critter, hack down a small tree, make a few reed arras or a survival bow with that bad boy!

If I played the lottery, one of your knives would be a goal if'n I won... but I don't play, so can't win!

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Re: Buck Skinners Knife
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2017, 07:59:38 PM »
Doc,
I appreciate the kind words.  I'm starting to get into this black powder stuff...might have to branch out my blacksmithing.

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Re: Buck Skinners Knife
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2017, 09:03:02 PM »
Jeff,
Your offerings here are very appropriate.  Your "gift" is appreciated more than you know.
What is the OAL of that knife?

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Re: Buck Skinners Knife
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2017, 09:39:24 PM »
Doc,
I appreciate the kind words.  I'm starting to get into this black powder stuff...might have to branch out my blacksmithing.

You earned the words, Hoss...

That is a gorgeous knife AND sheath!


You going to make those type cock driver/flint striker like Rob pictures? :)

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Re: Buck Skinners Knife
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2017, 09:55:23 PM »
Tony,
The OAL of that knife was 14 inches.

Doc,
I've got another 10-12 knives I need to finish up from not doing much during my cochlear implant surgery and getting it programed...but I think I'll try my hand at some of those tools.  I was doing a bunch of twisted horse hoof picks this past winter.  I have all eight of The Book of Buckskinning series and some early Indian artifact books plus I live 10 minutes from the Old North Bride in Concord, MA.  I'm also planning on another trip into the Peabody Museum in Cambridge, MA.  I've been there once before to see the Sudbury Bow when I was making selfbows.  Very historic area to live...except in the winter when I'm down on our farm in Aiken, SC.

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Re: Buck Skinners Knife
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2017, 06:20:20 AM »
that sure i a beauty of a blade - and sheath!  :thumbs: :thumbs:

 




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