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The Finished Roach Belly

Discussion in 'Backwoods & KFU Custom Handmade Knives' started by KFU, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. KFU

    KFU Part Time Knifemaker, Moderator

    Sep 10, 2007
    Thanks and enjoy Essublime!
    "The Roach"
    Aldos 1095 5/32"
    Saber Convex Grind
    5 1/2" blade
    5" handle
    Dyed Stabilized Curly Maple scales with red g10 liners and white pinstripe
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  2. The Warrior

    The Warrior Dubzerator Moderator Gold Member

    Mar 11, 2011
    Oh hell yes, that looks awesome. Really nice work Chris.
     
  3. mrn8

    mrn8

    Jun 8, 2007
    Freakin sweet! The whole thing is perfect. The edge looks really nice and the handles really finish it off well.
     
  4. ol_sc

    ol_sc

    998
    Sep 12, 2011
    :eek: Oh hot damn...much better pics than yesterday!
     
  5. 1066vik

    1066vik Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 28, 2009
    I'm lovin' it!
     
  6. ol_sc

    ol_sc

    998
    Sep 12, 2011
    ... ™
     
  7. JUST1MOR

    JUST1MOR

    Oct 19, 2010
    Wow I must be really tired or past that point . . . . for some strange reason, I keep seeing Johnny Depp with that style knife in those pirate movies he made . . . but I don't think they had liners back in the day . .
    Nice design Chris, & Essublime, do not make any blood bank withdrawls with this one, ok ???
    Be safe.
     
  8. essublime

    essublime

    676
    Aug 7, 2011
    Even better in the sunlight. Excellent Chris!!! And the only bank withdrawls I need to make are from the real bank to fund my KFU addiction...but I love them all and am never disappointed.
     
  9. clich

    clich

    Apr 19, 2011
    jealously
     
  10. clich

    clich

    Apr 19, 2011
    Bump because I love. Here's to open orders so I can snag one.
     
  11. injected454

    injected454

    50
    Dec 30, 2011
    Chris,
    I have 5 of Bill's knives's so far! One, I carry and use daily even though she is also a looker. Another is used for skinning. I have watched you progress your ability as a craftsmen and I must say that my first KFU will need to be the Roach Belly! That is just one fine looking tool any way you slice it!!....I know, bad....pun was intended! Keep up the good work and I am sure many will be looking forward to getting their hands on one.

    Shane
     
  12. KFU

    KFU Part Time Knifemaker, Moderator

    Sep 10, 2007
    Thanks guys. Bill has taught me ALOT and continues to offer advice if I get stuck with something. I really like this one too. After I get freed up a bit Im going to finish the camp knives and do a run of these bad boys.
     
  13. bacustomknives

    bacustomknives FULL THROTTLE / FULLTIME KNIFE MAKER Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 3, 2008
    YO BRO! THAT LOOKS LIKE ONE BAD MOTHA!! :thumbup:
     
  14. mykel m

    mykel m Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Nice Chris,that'll give the Hunter a run for the money.
    Grats Essub.
     

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