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Any ideas for the next Group Buy?

Discussion in 'Fiddleback Forge Knives' started by Lady1911, May 5, 2018.

  1. Lady1911

    Lady1911 Gold Member Gold Member

    780
    Jan 31, 2018
    Oh, definitely put me down for one of these handle configurations. Esquire, OS Karda, Ladyfinger, Boots.....all would look great with this scale combo in 3/32”.
     
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  2. burnside

    burnside Gold Member Gold Member

    May 30, 2012
    I agree! Sign me up for an OS Karda 3/32” CPM154, hammered flats!
     
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  3. Bmurray

    Bmurray Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 9, 2012
    Pro-Bush Hermit
     
  4. Warrior108

    Warrior108 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 24, 2012
    Bob wants a Bush Hermit handle paired with an EDK/BCK blade. He told me so!
     
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  5. David L

    David L Gold Member Gold Member

    418
    Feb 8, 2018
    I would pick the Bushcrafter Jr. (not holding my breath) if the same handle options. The handle options are what made me hold off on the Handyman GB. Not that they were not solid choices I just am trying to have a varied collection of handle materials and colors.
     
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2018
  6. VANCE

    VANCE Allen, I have an axe to grind with you. Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 13, 2006
    hmmmmmmm;)
     
  7. Bmurray

    Bmurray Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 9, 2012
    I still think a Bush Hermit Jr. with a 3 1/4" blade and keep the original handle size and profile. Also add jimping to the spine.
     
  8. Warrior108

    Warrior108 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 24, 2012
    And a sharpening choil. Hahaha
     
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  9. varga49

    varga49 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 1, 2016
    OS Karda would be something I could jump for!
     
  10. Bmurray

    Bmurray Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 9, 2012
    and saw teeth on the top of the blade.
     
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  11. Warrior108

    Warrior108 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 24, 2012
    Why stop there? Bottle opener .. and not the built-in Andy method
     
  12. Lady1911

    Lady1911 Gold Member Gold Member

    780
    Jan 31, 2018
    Ladyfinger
    Bushboot
    OS Karda
    Esquire would be a popular choice, I think

    As mentioned before, bloodwood with OD bolster would look amazing on any of those.
     
    Last edited: Oct 2, 2018
  13. CAD

    CAD

    Jan 11, 2006
    And the winner is ______________!!
     
  14. NoRest

    NoRest Gold Member Gold Member

    880
    Nov 27, 2015
    Scandi Bushboot
     
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  15. Tekton

    Tekton

    Mar 8, 2015
    I'll get behind this!
    And OD micarta as a handle option.
     
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  16. Lady1911

    Lady1911 Gold Member Gold Member

    780
    Jan 31, 2018
    After seeing the post on the scandi jig and the list of models that can be scandi ground, I might be leaning towards a 3/32” scandi Ladyfinger with slim handles and above mentioned bloodwood/OD bolster handle option. :)
     
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  17. Bmurray

    Bmurray Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 9, 2012
    KPH
     
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  18. cbach8tw

    cbach8tw Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2006
    OSK in 3/32, mesquite with ironwood bolster....or vice verse.....in a horizontal sheath.

    Got to looking into the patterns, what is the major difference between the OSKarda and a Bushcraft Karda? Handle length and shape, longer blade?
     
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2018
  19. VANCE

    VANCE Allen, I have an axe to grind with you. Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 13, 2006
    How many of yall would be interested in a Custom Shop Group Buy?
    We would take one of our Production Models (we currently have blades for) and put a custom handle on it?

    Models available: Runt, Kephart, Duke & Camp

    We would sent a limited number of scale options due to current inventory. (I'll have to take an inventory of whats available and come up with some cool options)

    What say you?
    Any other ideas to consider?
     
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  20. lmalterna

    lmalterna Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 12, 2002
    Duke. DUKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Bill
     

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