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Vest Bowie

Discussion in 'For Sale: Fixed Blades' started by TK Steingass, Sep 25, 2020.

  1. TK Steingass

    TK Steingass Knifemaker - Buckeye Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 16, 2010
    Gentlemen:

    For your consideration is this Vest Bowie in 1095/Stabilized Curly Poplar. The curly poplar has some of the boldest figure I've encountered. The blade was sanded to 1200 grit and etched to reveal a vivid hamon. Both the spine and the ricasso are rounded - the stainless spacer was coined and heat blued for contrast. The handle is contoured for superb ergonomics. I hope you like it! The first "I'll take it," PM, or email gets it. $775 delivered CONUS. Paypal preferred to [email protected]. Thanks for viewing and all comments are welcome.

    V/R,

    TK

    .225" 1095 stock
    HT to Rc 60-61
    10 1/2" OAL
    5 1/2" BL - vivid hamon
    Rounded spine and ricasso
    Stabilized Curly Poplar
    Stainless furniture
    Blued/coined spacer
    Soldered double guard
    RH horizontal carry sheath

    Instagram Video link: https://www.instagram.com/p/CFk3-DWjHJo/

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    Last edited: Sep 25, 2020
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  2. bigsurbob

    bigsurbob Gold Member Gold Member

    993
    Jun 10, 2016
    :eek:
     
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  3. Carl Colson

    Carl Colson KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 4, 2016
    Very nice TK, Killer Hamon and a outstanding chunk of wood! Nice contour very tasteful.
     
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  4. Dawkind

    Dawkind Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 3, 2000
    Great job buddy!
     
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  5. Winston_Smith

    Winston_Smith Gold Member Gold Member

    260
    Oct 18, 2019
    Oh my!! Amazing...

    Winston
     
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  6. herdbull

    herdbull Gold Member Gold Member

    596
    Jan 30, 2018
    Gorgeous Bowie, love the textures.
     
  7. abcdef

    abcdef

    Oct 28, 2005
    Impressive. Do we catch a hint of chatoyance?
     
  8. ONeill

    ONeill KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 15, 2007
    outstanding beauty TK .
     

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