Tool'n Knife Builds

I've been kicking this idea around for some time now. The blades are held in the sheath with magnets, blades are made from 440c stainless. Neck knife, key chain or just slip them in your pocket. The finish on the blade is a blacksmith finish.

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Nice!!! I like those!
 
I picked up a pressure pot to cast epoxy scales. WOW what a difference, no bubbles to deal with.
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I picked up a pressure pot to cast epoxy scales. WOW what a difference, no bubbles to deal with.
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Very cool scales I picked up a pressure pot myself a while ago but haven’t even fooled with it yet one of these days I’ll play around with it.
 
Very cool scales I picked up a pressure pot myself a while ago but haven’t even fooled with it yet one of these days I’ll play around with it.
I was amazed in the difference it made. Sure beats trying to pop the bubbles with a flame.
 
I’ve even got two vacuum pumps laying around here for stabilizing wood in the pressure pot just haven’t fooled with any of it yet. One of the vacuum pumps was out of a milk house. I really got that one when I was thinking or building a vacuum chuck for one of my lathes the other one is small RF waveguide drier system pump idk if it even draws a strong enough vacuum to work for wood stabilization it’s pretty small.
 
I’ve even got two vacuum pumps laying around here for stabilizing wood in the pressure pot just haven’t fooled with any of it yet. One of the vacuum pumps was out of a milk house. I really got that one when I was thinking or building a vacuum chuck for one of my lathes the other one is small RF waveguide drier system pump idk if it even draws a strong enough vacuum to work for wood stabilization it’s pretty small.
I've also a vacuum pump and tank. I've stabilized several different things. Some even made really nice scales.
 
These knives were for a special event and I couldn't post till now. the story behind them is on my Face Book page, check it out you'll find it interesting.



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Beautiful!
 
These knives were for a special event and I couldn't post till now. the story behind them is on my Face Book page, check it out you'll find it interesting.



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Very nice
 
Finished these today. Both SS blades, the ULU is etched and ceramic tumbled. The cleaver goes just over 1lb. Both have white oak handles. Display for the cleaver is live edge walnut.
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Here's one that is something different. It's used by Tuna fishermen, they bleed out a Tuna by poking into an artery behind the fin. That's why the blade is so short so it won't ruin the meat. The blade is Stainless, the handle is a clear epoxy that I cast with sea shells, it also has brass pins.
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Put to use on Thursday and worked like a charm. I didn't get any pics in the heat of the moment. I'll try next time to get a gruesome video.
 
What are your thoughts?

 
Looks cool, but somewhat unrefined. Maybe more turns using a smaller radius might give it more bling?
I'd love to be able to find a smaller diameter scotch brite pad.
 
I'd love to be able to find a smaller diameter scotch brite pad.
I don't make knives (yet), but I have achieved a similar finish with high speed steel in a mill. Alternatively, maybe a wood dowel dipped in abrasive? I have glued sandpaper to the end of dowel before....
 
What does the blackwash look like on that
 
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