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Purpleheart Pocket Knife Scales

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Project by Tony1212 posted 03-23-2020 01:22 PM 787 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Isolating myself in the garage. The only power tools I used on this were a drill for the holes (I have an egg beater drill, but it needs a lot of work) and the laser to burn in my logo.

I used a coping saw to cut it out and rasps. files and sandpaper to get it in it’s final shape. It is finished with Minwax Wipe-On Poly.

This knife had black plastic scales to begin with. It also had a belt clip, but I hate belt clips on pocket knives. I’d lose at least one knife per year until I ripped off the clip and kept them deep in my pocket. Now I go about 3 years before losing them.

-- Tony, SW Chicago Suburbs





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 03-23-2020 01:45 PM

very nice very impressed with hand tools only GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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swirt

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#2 posted 03-23-2020 01:51 PM

Nice! They came out great.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 03-23-2020 02:08 PM

Great looking knife. Looks like you contoured it perfect for your hand.

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

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#4 posted 03-23-2020 07:05 PM

Very nice. Your logo makes it special.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#5 posted 03-24-2020 02:40 AM

That is a very nice knife. You should be very pleased.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#6 posted 03-24-2020 01:28 PM

Thank you for all the kind words. I was just having fun in the shop. This is something I had been wanting to do for a while, just didn’t have the time. Now that my (and everyone else’s) calendar is clear, I get to do some fun projects rather than just practical ones.

-- Tony, SW Chicago Suburbs

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