Steak Knives

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Project by Blender posted 11-11-2010 05:45 AM 2516 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are the latest knives I made for some family. Zebrawood scales, nickel silver rivets, sanded to 320, three coats of brushed on Lacquer. I get the blanks from These guys are great to deal with and have a great selection of product to make great gifts.
I have made a few knives and these are my best lot yet.

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#1 posted 11-11-2010 06:03 AM

Real beauties.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#2 posted 11-11-2010 06:16 AM

Great Lookin Knives

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#3 posted 11-11-2010 01:01 PM

Very interesting. I looked at there web page and you have peaked my interest! How is the quality of the blade? I see you say their a pleasure to deal with. Do the blades come with the rivets that connect the handle or do you need to buy them seperate? I really thiink I might buy a set of these. Thx for the post.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 11-11-2010 03:05 PM

Beautiful Knifes. Just curious how you got into this project line? I missed the class at our WC here and wondered if you could point me in the direction of some good tutorials, websites, etc. I poed around on the site you listed, but I don’t really know where to start with this one. Thanks on advance…

-- Patrick, California

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#5 posted 11-11-2010 11:56 PM

Ken-It depends what blades your order, some come as a kit with handle material, rivets and basic instructions. Some just come as blanks. Usually it is indicated what kind of rivets are needed if they are not included.

I didn’t mention that I epoxied the scales as well as riveted. Through trial and error I found that this epoxy works best,110,42965&ap=1

Patrick- To get started I would say order a simple kit and have at it. There are lots of knife making tutorial out there too to help.

Thanks for the comments.

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#6 posted 11-12-2010 11:58 AM

Thx for the info I’ll look into that and order some blades and try the epoxy. Had some good reviews on Rockler. I have done some repairs with epoxy so I’m always on the look out for a good one.


-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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