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Beckerhead Knife Making and Modification Thread

Crag the Brewer

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Thanks for the compliment. I'm sorry though, it bugged me quite instantly so I didn't waste much time and removed it once I had some time, haha! No in hand pics or vids. It's quite inexpensive though and it's D2 so if you want a little project I can absolutely recommend it.

I've got over modifying other makers knives. I've talked to some "big trader" guys here, and they said it's very common, and acceptable. Not rude (as long as we are Honest during sale) and as long as we are making them better like You did. :)

Seems like lots of makers have little hands, haha. :/
 

daizee

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This scrap of O1 forged blade has been kicking around the shop for nearly a year.
Paired it with Micarta, copper spacer, and a bit of long-dried apple limb from my GF's tree:

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Crag the Brewer

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This scrap of O1 forged blade has been kicking around the shop for nearly a year.
Paired it with Micarta, copper spacer, and a bit of long-dried apple limb from my GF's tree:

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Everything.....but I love how elegant that blade shape is!
Nice contrasts in Color, too
 

daizee

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*lol*

I was over at The Botanist's, "walking the estate", and I pulled a dead limb out of the apple tree. Looked at it with some confusion. We went back and looked at pictures and then her stashes of dried limbs. She confirmed for me that I grabbed limbs from the wrong pile. The handle material is Euonymus/Burning Bush, NOT apple! :p

I DO have some of her apple too, but this wasn't it. Still, a very smooth, tight-grained wood. I'll use it again for knife or tool handles.
 
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