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The Toothpick!

Discussion in 'Ban Tang's "Stupid Sharp Knives"' started by Ban, Jun 17, 2015.

  1. Ban

    Ban Moderator Moderator

    Oct 14, 1998
    This one is made of .140 thick INFI at the thickest point. Full height flat grind with distal taper. Black Canvas micarta handles. I envisioned carver, fillet, and food prep knife with a bad attitude while bringing this one to reality. Yes, the INFI is not a typo. Can anyone guess what this use to be?

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  2. Brummie

    Brummie Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 13, 2007
    B8? Do I win the knife if I'm right? :D
     
  3. Ban

    Ban Moderator Moderator

    Oct 14, 1998
    Nope and nope ;)
     
  4. JackHammer

    JackHammer Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 24, 2010
    Sar 8?
     
  5. xxwarderxx

    xxwarderxx Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 27, 2015
    x2

    I'm going with Sar 8 as well.
     
  6. JGarrison Knives

    JGarrison Knives KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 28, 2005
    Its hard to believe what it was before.
     
  7. Ban

    Ban Moderator Moderator

    Oct 14, 1998
    One of my first few Busse Mods.

    Originally about .200" thick which was then satin'd and thinned down to my liking.

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    Last edited: Jun 25, 2015
  8. Lycosa

    Lycosa

    Aug 24, 2007
    Wow!
    We need more, Ban.
    rolf
     
  9. LCKT707

    LCKT707 Gold Member Gold Member

    572
    Feb 26, 2015
    Wow! Was about to ask what you did to Jerry to let you use some INFI and then it hit me LOL. Great job, absolutely stunning. I had this idea a while ago, but to turn it in to a folder. Make the knife community lose its mind haha. I just love INFI, wish I could have it clipped to my pocket one day.
     
  10. JackHammer

    JackHammer Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 24, 2010
    Apparently a lot of work went into that transformation.
     

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