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Author Topic: Sheep Horn Hunter and carbon steel  (Read 316 times)

Offline Lin Rhea

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Sheep Horn Hunter and carbon steel
« on: June 07, 2018, 10:46:30 AM »
I recently showed this one at the Blade Show. 1084 steel, stainless, and sheep horn.



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Re: Sheep Horn Hunter and carbon steel
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2018, 04:59:10 PM »
Love it Lin, I dont know how much you would charge for one like this but I need to buy one.

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Re: Sheep Horn Hunter and carbon steel
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2018, 09:24:24 PM »
Excellent
In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities. In the expert's there are few...So the most difficult thing is always to keep your beginner's mind...This is also the real secret of the arts: always be a beginner.  Shunryu Suzuki

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Re: Sheep Horn Hunter and carbon steel
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2018, 08:15:56 AM »
Thanks guys. I'm still decompressing from the trip so I might be slow to post for a while. Never was fast anyway.  :biglaugh:
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Re: Sheep Horn Hunter and carbon steel
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2018, 10:59:05 AM »
She's a beauty!

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Re: Sheep Horn Hunter and carbon steel
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2018, 11:13:15 AM »
Beautiful knife, Lin. Could you explain your process for flattening the sheep horn. I have enough for several knives, but all of it is badly cupped/curled.
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Re: Sheep Horn Hunter and carbon steel
« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2018, 11:46:56 AM »
Thanks again guys.

Ron, I buy it already flattened. I think they do it with heat, maybe in hot water but don't quote me. Then clamp it. Of course, I'm sure I am paying for that extra work when I buy. But the stuff is pretty, tough, and easy to work. The only thing that is tricky is dialing the bark in to where the pattern is right as far as the guard goes. I work it from the inside and check the combined thickness and compare that to the guard's final width from the top view.
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McCullough Griffin longbow 43@28

Offline KSCATTRAPR

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Re: Sheep Horn Hunter and carbon steel
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2018, 11:02:01 PM »
Very Nice, Sheep horn is one of my favorites and it always looks great on your knives. Looks like a very handy size as well.

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Re: Sheep Horn Hunter and carbon steel
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2018, 08:30:13 AM »
Thank you Caley. :campfire:
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