Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

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Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by GabeMabry » Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:32 pm

136 layers of damascus made by me consisting of 80crv2, 15n20, 1084. Fully forged to shape- random pattern. Rustic olivewood harvested from a really nice cutting board i decided to slice up with black g10 liners = full tang sculpted handle. Really light and thin Sharp sharp sharp!

What do you guys think?

theres a story behind this one =\
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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by Kalaeb » Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:41 pm

I like that one a lot. Nice work. What type of grind are you doing on them?

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by nevrknow » Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:45 pm

Very nice!

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by GabeMabry » Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:21 pm

Kalaeb wrote:
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:41 pm
I like that one a lot. Nice work. What type of grind are you doing on them?
That is a FUll distal taper - flat grind to .008 prior to sharpening

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by GabeMabry » Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:21 pm

nevrknow wrote:
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:45 pm
Very nice!
Thanks Neighbor :p

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by Cutuu » Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:25 pm

Looks nice Gabe, interesting tip.

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by GabeMabry » Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:34 pm

hahaha well, what had happened was..... This was for a ktip custom spec build. It was originally 2" tall fully finished and ready for a handle when i found out that an entire batch of knives (this one included) wasnt up to snuff as far as the heat treat goes. SO in order to re heat treat this particular knife i had to thicken the edge to .030" which the only way to do that was to grind upwards :(

SO Voila! A slicing knife =\

First heat treat yeilded 56 RC for some unknown reason. Now sits at 61.8~

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by Kalaeb » Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:53 pm

With the number of chef knives around here, it's nice to see some slicers.

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by Cutuu » Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:37 pm

GabeMabry wrote:
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:34 pm
hahaha well, what had happened was..... This was for a ktip custom spec build. It was originally 2" tall fully finished and ready for a handle when i found out that an entire batch of knives (this one included) wasnt up to snuff as far as the heat treat goes. SO in order to re heat treat this particular knife i had to thicken the edge to .030" which the only way to do that was to grind upwards :(

SO Voila! A slicing knife =\

First heat treat yeilded 56 RC for some unknown reason. Now sits at 61.8~
It all makes sense now :) .

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by milkbaby » Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:24 pm

Beautiful knife, nice job turning lemons into lemonade! Plus, the dog is super cute too. :)

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by mauichef » Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:10 pm

I like that one a lot Gabe!

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by GabeMabry » Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:31 pm

hey thanks guys! I appreciate it a lot! Its just a relief in a way -- not having to scrap the entire thing. THe damascus took 2-3 days to make alone :P

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by Altadan » Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:52 pm

Beautiful work, blade and handle! Love that olivewood grain :)

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by GabeMabry » Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:24 am

Altadan wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:52 pm
Beautiful work, blade and handle! Love that olivewood grain :)
:D thanks! i have about half of that cutting board left over :D im excited to use it!

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by smcmaui » Mon May 13, 2019 3:45 am

Very Nice Gabe! Can you post a bigger pic of the blade to show the damascus pattern it looks very interesting.

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Re: Damascus Slicer in Olivewood

Post by GabeMabry » Sun May 19, 2019 11:02 pm

smcmaui wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 3:45 am
Very Nice Gabe! Can you post a bigger pic of the blade to show the damascus pattern it looks very interesting.
Sorry to disappoint this one is with its new owner already. Photography is something im still struggling with improving :P

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