Knife/ Sheath making
How to Make a Propane Forge
In this Instructable I show you how to make a high efficiency propane forge. I have made a few forges so I have a good idea how they go together but I will give reference and credit to Ron Reil and his designs, that is where I learned how to build them over 12 years ago.This forge can be used for knife making, blacksmithing, glass making or anything else you can think of that requires heating up stuff to a really hot temperature.I have access to a welder so I was able to weld some parts toget...
ru-titley-knives: Pimped Opinel for a customer . I was recently asked to pimp up a stainless steel Opinel no6 for a good client . He pretty much gave me free reign to customize as long as the blade was UK legal for EDC so had to be under 3 inch long and didn’t lock. The blade has been removed , etched in FC and then stone washed as has the aluminum ferrule which has pitted nicely . The beech wood handle was flattened on the sides to lose the classic barrel shape and to make the handle a l...
Summer sheath & lanyard projects...
Paracord wrap on a kydex sheath. I tied the long two-bight Turk's head knot in black, interwoven with black/tan(Knights?) color combo paracord, then tightened up. The knife is an Old Hickory brand that friend Paul Granger did some modifications on and made the kydex sheath too, gifted it to me at the Blade Show in Atlanta last month.