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Deviant blades folder with skull handle material

Discussion in 'Custom & Handmade Knives' started by deviant11, Jun 28, 2019.

  1. deviant11

    deviant11 Knifemaker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jul 20, 2003
    Been thinking about using this material for a handle for a long time. Never seen anyone else use this on a knife.

    It's the top side of the skull of a Sambar Deer. You can see the cranial sutures.

    Blade is M390 steel, handle is Sambar Deer Skull

    Really 'chunky'

    As backspacer, I used Sambar Stag from the same deer.

    Framelock. It would just be too 'thick' if I'd use the skull on both sides.

    I made a black leather sheat for it with a pattern of the cranial sutures.

    Really hope you guys like it.
  2. Hengelo_77

    Hengelo_77 Basic Member Basic Member

    Mar 2, 2006
    creative thinking, I like it!
  3. LX_Emergency

    LX_Emergency KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jun 28, 2007
    Cool stuff man.
  4. polishman00


    Oct 24, 2012
    Cool little knife!
  5. polishman00


    Oct 24, 2012
    You really need to start putting your knives up on Instagram. I believe they will sell better there.
  6. Tiberiuspotter

    Tiberiuspotter Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 12, 2019
    Looks pleasantly chunky, thumbs up!
  7. Travis Talboys

    Travis Talboys

    Oct 30, 2018
    That's a cool little knife. I like it.
  8. Matthew Gregory

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

    Jan 12, 2005
    Holy shit that’s a great use of that detail. Wonderfully envisioned!

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