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A Couple Elk Antler Knives
« on: December 15, 2018, 01:52:07 PM »
Here are a couple elk antler knives I've finished up recently. The first one is a skinner. It's around 8" long, 1095 steel with a stainless guard.





Here is a brute, 1084 steel and the knife is around 8.5" long. These scales were from an old bleached out elk antler that I scorched and added a bit of briwax too.


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Re: A Couple Elk Antler Knives
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2018, 11:42:32 PM »
Looks good! Do you stabilize the antler scales?
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Re: A Couple Elk Antler Knives
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2018, 07:25:41 AM »
I do not stabilize the antler scales. I dry all my antler scales out in my basement several months before i use them. That has worked well and I get little to no shrinkage or movement on them.

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Re: A Couple Elk Antler Knives
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2018, 09:43:11 AM »
Very nice.......really like the big one....... :thumbsup:
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Re: A Couple Elk Antler Knives
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2019, 12:48:21 PM »
Very nice!

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Re: A Couple Elk Antler Knives
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2019, 11:53:10 AM »
Nice looking knives as always Caley.

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Re: A Couple Elk Antler Knives
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2019, 01:59:25 PM »
Thanks!

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