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Damascus and Koa integral fighter

Discussion in 'Custom & Handmade Knives' started by NickWheeler, May 25, 2012.

  1. NickWheeler


    Dec 3, 1999
    Hi folks- :)

    Here's one for a fellow forum member.

    Ladder pattern 1084/15N20 integral, with line cut and fluted bolster.
    Super duper stabilized curly Koa from Mark at BurlSource
    Domed 416 ss pin

    Thanks for looking :)








  2. Matthew Gregory

    Matthew Gregory Chief Executive in charge of Entertainment Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jan 12, 2005
    Nice one, bro!
  3. NickWheeler


    Dec 3, 1999
  4. Lorien

    Lorien Moderator Moderator

    Dec 5, 2005
    holy CRAP! That floats my boat!
  5. sparrow75


    Mar 22, 2009
    Slick looking knife
  6. Cody Hofsommer

    Cody Hofsommer

    Dec 2, 2011
    I enjoyed the tag along, and it looks great now that it's done. It tried to impliment some of the things you talked about in you vids on the handle on the last one I did. Thank you for teaching us all so many things. I have learned so much from you and your WIPS and vids. I hope to meet you face to face some time.
  7. Mike Quesenberry

    Mike Quesenberry

    Jun 2, 2009
    Beautiful work my friend:thumbup:! Thanks for the props but really not necessary. The scale of lessons taught is leaning heavily on your side.
  8. Chuck Gedraitis Knives

    Chuck Gedraitis Knives KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 10, 1998
    I've been a long time admirer of your work and this piece is outstanding.
  9. John White

    John White

    Jun 23, 2007
    Lovely work as always, Nick, and some good video to go with it.

    That's some gloss on that handle,

  10. EScott


    Jan 1, 2010
    Amazing work as usual. It is the clean factor that is so impressive.
  11. wdtorque


    May 29, 2010
    She's a Beauty,
  12. D lisch

    D lisch KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 27, 2007
    Very Nice Nick I love those lines your work is always just so dam clean.
  13. Joss

    Joss Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Nov 20, 2001
    Lucky bastard! (Whoever he is.)

    Oh, and also: good work!
  14. vic2367


    Sep 15, 2006
    thats an awesome looking blade :thumbup:
  15. aa123


    Jan 23, 2009
    very nice!
  16. ptgdvc

    ptgdvc Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2003
    It is simply shocking to me that Nick continues to foist his designs, workmanship and materials off on the unsuspecting custom knife community.

    It simply has to stop and stop now. If any of Nick's victims seek restitution for their Wheeler acquisitions, please PM me.
  17. billf

    billf Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Oct 9, 2003

    Haha, not very likely:p

    Great job Nick....especially persevering thru the woes!!!

    Have fun with the teenagers :D

    Bill Flynn
  18. canineforge

    canineforge Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 21, 2005
    Clean and mean! Nice, Nick. Congrats, Bill. That Koa with ladder pattern is hard to beat. Awesome piece.

    - Joe
  19. Dawkind

    Dawkind Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 3, 2000
    I'm in love or lust or something......:D
  20. Calhoon

    Calhoon Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 14, 2005
    Sweeter than sweetness itself Nick! With a bit of nasty as well:cool:

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