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160mm Usuba in 1084, Ironwood, and G10

Discussion in 'Knife Maker's Gallery' started by daizee, Nov 18, 2017.

  1. daizee

    daizee KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 30, 2009
    This is my first usuba, 160mm of very hard 3.175mm thick 1084 from "tip" to bolster, hand-finished bevels with a belt-finished urasaki back. Haft is desert ironwood with a 2x2 blue/black G10 bolster. A cavity in the handle is filled with epoxy colored with lapis powder that was hand-ground by my recently departed friend & long-time partner as part of another project (HeftyLefty here on the forum).

    Thanks for looking.

    -Daizee

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    Last edited: Nov 18, 2017
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  2. The Warrior

    The Warrior Insane Viking Moderator

    Mar 11, 2011
    Sick man, sick. :thumbsup:
     
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  3. gmoneyluv

    gmoneyluv Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 4, 2012
    +1 Amazing work.
     
  4. Sprayman

    Sprayman

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    Nov 15, 2014
    "It will kill."
     
  5. daizee

    daizee KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 30, 2009
    *lol*
    Indeed (took more than 6 hours to build, though!):

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  6. milkbaby

    milkbaby

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    Aug 1, 2016
    I love it. So nice! :thumbsup:
     

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