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First Knife Sale!

Discussion in 'Shop Talk - BladeSmith Questions and Answers' started by DannyDiablo, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. DannyDiablo


    Mar 18, 2008
    Well I have officially completed my first knife transaction (aside from friends and family)..The guy was more than happy and felt I had undercharged him for the piece!...Thanks to everyone here who has given me advise and who has helped me out along the way. I learn something new every time I log in!

    aldo's 1095 heat treated by Darrin Sanders
    Adirondack Whitetail antler
    3.5" blade roughly 7.25" overall
    buffalo horn, leather, and brass spacers
  2. hoxhunbe


    Feb 6, 2012
    Very attractive. I like the mirror finish on this, really ties everything together. Great photo, too!
  3. Tait


    Sep 26, 2009

    That's a beautiful knife!
  4. jonnymac44


    Sep 27, 2007
    Congrats, that's a fine looking blade:thumbup:
  5. jwalk84


    Jun 30, 2011
    Congrats! Looks great.
  6. Carl_First_Timer


    Dec 6, 2010
    Congratulations on the first sale. If you don't mind what did you sell it for? I am still a ways away from selling but I have looked into the pricing issue with all the pitfalls involved in over/under pricing. I'd love to hear just to get a better idea on your thoughts involving the pricing issue.
  7. Hengelo_77

    Hengelo_77 Basic Member Basic Member

    Mar 2, 2006
    That´s a fine looking knife.
    I´d be proud if I´d made it or owned it.
  8. Patrickknives


    Dec 13, 2006
    Welcome to the jungle, nice knife
  9. Varga Knives

    Varga Knives KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 12, 2006
    Congratulations! Who wouldn't be happy to own that great knife.
  10. Frank Niro

    Frank Niro Basic Member Basic Member

    Sep 10, 2000
    Well done !! Your customer's satisfaction says it all. Frank
  11. Mitchell Knives

    Mitchell Knives Knifemaker Moderator

    May 21, 2000
    Very nice, great job.
  12. Robert Dark

    Robert Dark KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 27, 2004
    Well, you are hooked now. There is no going back. Welcome to the addiction.

    Great looking first sale.

  13. Clem Kadiddlehopper

    Clem Kadiddlehopper Leather Craftsman Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 4, 2012
    Congrats, and here is to many, many more to come. Well done. :thumbup:
  14. crimsonfalcon07


    Dec 27, 2010
    Great job, that's a lovely blade! Congrats on your first sale.
  15. Hesparus


    Oct 31, 2004
    Way to go! If you keep making ones like that, I think you'll sell many more.

    - Chris
  16. DannyDiablo


    Mar 18, 2008
    Thanks for the kind words gentleman..I look forward to many more!!
  17. Code6Charli

    Code6Charli Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 8, 2011
    Love the adirondack antler. I'm originally from saranac lake so I immediately felt a connection with that knife! Congrats!

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