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The American Bowie Knife

Discussion in 'The Gallery' started by Archer Here, May 8, 2018.

  1. Archer Here

    Archer Here KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 2, 2008
    One of our featured knives this week: The American Bowie Knife. Thought we’d share some pictures of it.

    The American Bowie Knife

    Shop Details:
    1095 High Carbon Spring Steel. Steel is Heat Hardened & quenched in oil. Heat Tempered @ 500 degrees for 2 hours, and letting it air cool.

    Measurements:
    Total Length = 17 “
    Blade Length = 11 ¼ “
    Blade Width = 2 “
    Blade Thickness = 3/16 “
    Handle Length = 5 ¾ “
    Handle Width = 1 3/8 “ widest point
    Handle: Black Linen Micarta & Brass
    Weight = 1.8 lbs

    Pictures below. Thanks.


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  2. gdog363

    gdog363

    178
    Mar 8, 2017
    I dig :cool::cool:
     
  3. Archer Here

    Archer Here KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 2, 2008
    Thank you.
     
  4. Dusty One

    Dusty One Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 12, 2004
    Nice looking beast !
     
  5. Archer Here

    Archer Here KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 2, 2008
    Thank you sir.
     
  6. Fred.Rowe

    Fred.Rowe Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    May 2, 2004
    Not a big fan of this style; but you did it quite well. All the parts need to fit and they do in your Bowie.

    Regards.
     
  7. Prester John

    Prester John Basic Member Basic Member

    134
    May 20, 2018
    Jim would be mighty proud. Remember the Alamo!
     
  8. Archer Here

    Archer Here KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 2, 2008
    Thanks guys!
     
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  9. button

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    Feb 29, 2008
    Beautiful knife and pictures,you did a great job on both! :thumbsup::D
     
  10. Archer Here

    Archer Here KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 2, 2008
    Thank you.
     
  11. Twinecutter

    Twinecutter

    19
    Jun 29, 2018
    That knife has got some prowess.
     
  12. Archer Here

    Archer Here KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 2, 2008
    Thank you sir.
     

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