"If this project was mine, I'd look for a piece of rattan, instead. I've tried everything from fresh-cut green to well-dried bamboo for something I'm working on and EVERY STINKING ONE of the pieces I drilled exploded, splintered, split…"
"I'm very 'martial'. When I strap a knife on my hip, I do anIaido-type fastdraw-and-cut, just as I do when I wear my pistol. But for actual use, I think the person that uses a knife the most would be a chef, male or female."
"I thought I recognized that name!! I did a section on him and his family from the blade show. I love their knives but we bought some from him at the show that he doesn't typically have on line
The little gut hooks and skinners I…"
"Hey Jan. The blades came from Mr. Metzger at PremiumKnifeSupply by way of ebay. The several scales and rods I'll use were liing around. As for pictures, I don't know. I might have to wait for the nine year old to learn how to do it…"
I agree that it is becoming increasingly difficult to find creative designs for the the non-metalsmiths among us that still want to create knives. Can you share the site you found those on? Those do sound like some nice plans…"