2018 Customs and WIP stuff

Discussion in 'Tim Johnson Knives' started by timos-, Nov 29, 2017.

  1. timos-

    timos- KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 22, 2012
    2017 Finished out really well :) I have about a 4 month backlog to start 2018. I post most WIP stuff on my instagram @timostheos but I will post the better pictures here as well.

    I still take a fair amount of re handle commissions. 120$ labor plus materials and shipping for western (150$ labor for wa). Did you know you can have a
    western shape handle with a Wa type balance? https://i.imgur.com/1tD2bNQ.png

    I am open to custom orders with about a 4-6 month wait. I will work with any steel but stocking the following: aebl, nitrov, W2, hitachi blue#2, 1095
    General pricing information: http://timothyjohnsonknives.com/2016-custom-price-list/

    I do have the following projects started but not claimed. These can be a had a bit sooner than the standard lead time. PM me if you have an interest.

    Several out door knives in the following steels: 1084, 1095, cru forge v, nitro-v, and aebl (approx. 4" blade length)' https://i.imgur.com/kDEulrh.jpg?1 https://i.imgur.com/AAo1h52.jpg https://i.imgur.com/LHTEjsN.jpg
    150mm camp/kitchen full tang knives in nitroV hardened to rc63-64 https://i.imgur.com/yj0Vf2Y.jpg?1
    S35VN small filets

    Kitchen knives -- stainless
    165mm pettys in nitroV hardened to RC63-64 https://i.imgur.com/G71K5Gr.jpg?1
    90mm and 80mm parers in S35VN hardened to RC 62 https://i.imgur.com/o2cTMlx.jpg
    160mm petty in AEBL hardened to RC62 https://i.imgur.com/l0SvjXd.jpg

    Mono-Steel High Carbon Knives
    200mm K tip knives in 8670 steel https://i.imgur.com/VSvP7Tz.jpg
    180mm petty in W2
    250mm chefs in W2 (one is derived from sab, other is less pointy) https://i.imgur.com/FeseIcp.jpg?2
    52100 nakiri
     
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  2. timos-

    timos- KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 22, 2012
    a few custom orders headed to Peter's for heat treat
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  3. timos-

    timos- KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 22, 2012
    fitting up a Dove-Wa handle ...kingwood frame/ blackwood scales and spacer
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    timos- KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 22, 2012
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    timos- KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 22, 2012
    a 254mm by 54mm nitro v chef heat treated to rc63-64 by peters. This has a full distal taper of course.
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    "ghost cloud" pattern in a v toku2 core s.s. clad petty. this one about 180mm.
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  6. timos-

    timos- KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 22, 2012
    Some new pictures.
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    Oct 22, 2012
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    Oct 22, 2012
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    Oct 22, 2012
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    Belt finished XHP steel with a Lace figure Redwood burl handle and g10 ferrule. The handle is gently contoured. If anyone wondering on the process for this type of handle here are some details:
    Ferrule is fit and handle block is broached and drilled. A little fine tuning of the broach and tang is needed to properly locate the pin hole. The handle is epoxied and left to cure for 24 hours.
    The handle is then squared up to the now affixed knife. I pencil is my lines and rough it out with a 60 grit belt. The handle is then finish shaped with 220 grit leather backed sanding block up to about 600 gritand then a soft foam backed sanding block the rest of the way.
     

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