2017 Knife Swap for Andrew/fatandy2003

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Project by GR8HUNTER posted 11-11-2017 01:41 AM 3230 views 0 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

first is a folder with purple heart scales
second is another folder …that didn’t get to much better then the first 1
third is a bottle opener I made for beer swap same size as a rolling rock pony bottle …but never joined in so Andrew got this item also :<))
forth is a marking knife purple heart and a celtic knot from cherry it is the first knot I ever made
fifth is compact compass from john Heinz IbuiltIt pattern
nothing is really excellent but I’m taking it as just more experience hopefully next time will be better :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Dave Polaschek

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#1 posted 11-11-2017 01:49 AM

Nice work, Tony! Those are nice-looking folders, and I’m sure Andy will get a lot of use out of them.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#2 posted 11-11-2017 02:01 AM


Love the two-tone scale one!

Great beer, too! Remember when only Pennsylvania kids drank it- all we could afford!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 11-11-2017 02:04 AM

yes Lew never made to town fair in Latrobe But I bet that is Great :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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woodshaver Tony C

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#4 posted 11-11-2017 02:19 AM

All very nice Tony! Love the folders!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 11-11-2017 03:53 AM

Nice job on everything. Super job on the celtic knot, especially for a first.
beer and knives, great combo.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 11-11-2017 05:29 AM

I can’t believe your sent two folders, bottle opener and marking knife. You out did yourself. You could have split this in half and sent the other half to me. Excellent work buddy!!

-- Dave - - pen blanks - knife scales - turning tools

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#7 posted 11-11-2017 06:10 AM

Wow, folders are a lot of work. Well done, those look very nice.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#8 posted 11-11-2017 06:30 AM

I like that bottle opner and celtic knot turned out great. Nice projects you’ve made.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 11-11-2017 07:59 AM

It’s all great stuff! and very nice. Was that celtic knot difficult to make?


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#10 posted 11-11-2017 11:26 AM

Kudos on that Celtic knot Tony! Those things are tough to get just right but dang, that one is gorgeous. It’s a great package but my favorite is the second folder :-). I have to remember that combo in the future :-)). Is it Cocobolo and Ebony? And, were the folders a kit?

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#11 posted 11-11-2017 12:34 PM

I would love to be able to make all of those knives. Nice work!

elluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#12 posted 11-11-2017 01:07 PM

Tony, when I saw the progress pics I knew this would be nice. Now I can say this is one of my favorite! Super job and thanks for taking part in the swap!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#13 posted 11-11-2017 02:23 PM

Nice work! love the celtic knot work!

-- I refuse to edit the photo orientation for this website any longer. It’s an issue they should address and correct. Gary, Texas

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#14 posted 11-11-2017 06:25 PM

I like both knives Tony, and the celtic knot came out fantastic! Great job!

-- "Duck and Bob would be out doin some farming with funny hats on." chrisstef

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#15 posted 11-11-2017 06:59 PM

Looks good Tony

-- Rick M,

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