[PROJECT] Blades By Baz

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    ASIGN_Baz "Maker of awesome stuff"

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    Working on something a little different. Deer antler and Damascus steel. Both are rejects/offcuts from work that I toyed with until I could get something useable out of them.

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    Damascus blade and guard hardened, tempered and etched. I have a couple more arty things I want to do to it all before I fit up and glue.

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    Nearly there. Fit up done with a pre-glue. and all ground together. All the parts are taped and waxed before gluing, so I can pull it all apart and do the finishing touches on the steel before re-etching and re-gluing. Hopefully then it will all line up again.


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    This little beauty has been a fiddly one, a learning curve and an enjoyable challenge. Deer antler and Damascus steel. I've a couple of little spots to tidy up before releasing it, but it's pretty much done. A lovely addition to any collection and a sharp, handy little blade. I wonder now what to call my little invention?

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    The Bambi Box Cutter. :D Now get some much needed sleep mate, do you run on mains power or something?
     
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    Wow, that's gorgeous! :O
     
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    Next project.. Baz will design wings, don a scuba tank, and unlike Icarus not only will he be able to fly close to the sun, he'll come back with some awesome pix !!
     
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    LOL! Onya Ratzz.
    Thanks Nitephyre.

    Update:

    My latest SUPER Kiritsuke. Extra long blade. Don't mess with the chef on the end of this!

    High carbon steel blade, hammered finish. Mallee burl handle.

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    Japanese Santoku sharpened and ready for a new owner. High carbon steel, hammered finish, Mallee-burl handle. Message me if interested.

    Baz.

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    Latest. High carbon steel, hairy oak handle scales.

    Edit: Just realised after I put the photo up, that I have to put an edge choil in it. Rest assured I will take a diamond file to it and put one in before it goes to it's new owner.

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    High carbon steel blade, hammered finish. Walnut handle scales.

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    May I ask what the ball-park figures on these are? I'm guessing a few hundred each? (don't mean offence if it is way higher, clueless on this stuff)

    Love your work btw!
     
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    PM sent mate.
     
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    may I also have an indication please Baz :)
     
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    PM sent mate. :D

    Baz.
     
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    Hey Mate

    Can i get pricing as well please
     
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    PM Sent mate.
     
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    I've been working on this one for the last week. Finished this afternoon. Japanese Nakiri knife. High carbon steel blade, hammered finish. Eucalyptus burl handle scales. Available.

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    A simple sharp test on the above knife.

     
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    had to take a trip down memory lane, just to remind myself of how far you've come in such a short time. Really is amazing work.
     
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    Awww.. thanks mate! :D
     
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    I just finished this Damascus Chef's knife today, after weeks of fussing over the blade design. My thanks to a handful of talented knifemakers who gave me advice and guidance on this one, Including all the team at Tharwa Valley Forge, as well as some experienced guild members. Practice makes perfect! I'm very happy with it. The Damascus steel is a billet I forged some weeks ago - a sixteen layer twist pattern. This knife might would make a treasured Christmas present for that special someone. (Plus I get to spend the dosh on my Viper project... :p )

    Baz.

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