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Offline KSCATTRAPR

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Split D Guard Bowie
« on: October 01, 2018, 04:33:51 PM »
I spent the last 2 summers working on this off an on between other projects. The knife has quite a few flaws but it was a good learning  process for me. The knife is 15" overall and has a 9.5" blade. Steel is 1095 with elk antler and blood wood spacers. I think it will be awhile before I attempt another one! Todd Thayn was gracious enough to construct the sheath for me. His leather work is top notch and I was amazed at the detail he put into the sheath.










Offline drewsbow

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Re: Split D Guard Bowie
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2018, 08:59:13 PM »
wow that's nice :clapper:
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Re: Split D Guard Bowie
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2018, 02:36:31 PM »
Trapper you did well!  Very nice work my friend

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Re: Split D Guard Bowie
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2018, 11:13:21 PM »
Looks very nice!
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Re: Split D Guard Bowie
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2018, 05:22:38 AM »
Great work Trapr!

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Re: Split D Guard Bowie
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2018, 08:25:50 PM »
My that's a big one.......looks like a side project that turned out very well. I like it....... :clapper: :notworthy:
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Offline kbaknife

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Re: Split D Guard Bowie
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2018, 09:03:37 AM »
That's top shelf all the way around.
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Re: Split D Guard Bowie
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2018, 04:15:56 PM »
Very nice!

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Re: Split D Guard Bowie
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2018, 08:34:39 AM »
Great work Caley!
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Offline KSCATTRAPR

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Re: Split D Guard Bowie
« Reply #9 on: October 08, 2018, 09:20:46 PM »
Thank you guys!

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Re: Split D Guard Bowie
« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2018, 09:10:01 PM »
Darn nice Caley!

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Re: Split D Guard Bowie
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2018, 11:50:20 AM »
I got to handle this knife and drool over it in person. I’m here to tell you the flaws are at a minimum buddy. You did a very beautiful job.

Todd
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Offline KSCATTRAPR

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Re: Split D Guard Bowie
« Reply #12 on: October 12, 2018, 10:33:33 PM »
Thanks Todd, the sheath you created for this thing is amazing and photos do not do it justice!

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