2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

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Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

Post by timos » Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:23 pm

I am working out some new shapes , especially the bolster / neck area ....so here is a little practice knife rough fit together....165mm blade length for scale
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Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

Post by timos » Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:05 pm

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Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

Post by Jeff B » Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:33 pm

Always enjoy your WIP pictures Tim.
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Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

Post by timos » Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:17 am

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How Ive been building western handles lately.

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these little guys are very nice in S35VN steel

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absolutely wicked distal taper and rounded spine and choil

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just about ready for glue up on this one now.
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Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

Post by Jeff B » Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:45 pm

Love it Tim! I've got a gyuto in s35vn, it's my go to in stainless. Holds its edge FOREVER!
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Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

Post by milkbaby » Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:43 pm

Looking good! That stacked bolster and frame handle is pretty cool and looks unique.

I also dig the radiused plunge line on that practice knife (same as the earlier post, right?)... What kind of backing are you using to sand up in there tho?

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Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

Post by timos » Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:12 pm

ive got a few different blocks leather backed and hard rubber backed , i mostly used a 1" x 72" scalloped belt at slowish speeds vaaary carefully
Tim Johnson
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--shunryu suzuki
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