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Project by mtnwild posted 02-15-2021 08:54 PM 738 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a few more. Hope you enjoy…Jack…

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.





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pottz

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#1 posted 02-15-2021 11:31 PM

more eye candy ;-)

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#2 posted 02-16-2021 12:18 AM

Very neat and unique mtn’... How do you make the scabbards?

I usually make the kits, which are a cut above the bought ones, however, yours are out of the ball park.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#3 posted 02-16-2021 12:51 AM

Thanks for the comments. LBD, after I make the knife I cut a length to fit the blade, then cut that in half. I trace the blade to each of the inside sides, then slowly carve out the space needed to slide in the blade. slow but sure so as to get a good fit. I hand hold the two halves and keep trying the fit. Once I’m satisfied with the fit I glue the two halves together and then shape the outside. Hope that helps….....

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#4 posted 02-16-2021 02:10 AM



LBD, after I make the knife I cut a length to fit the blade, then cut that in half. I trace the blade to each of the inside sides…
- mtnwild

Thx… Suppose you can call it a ”bandsaw box”.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#5 posted 02-16-2021 07:39 AM

Just more great stuff. I’ve spent hours looking through your projects and you are truly an artist. Where do you sell your art? I just love your canes. I hope you liked being a truck driver because your artwork could have been your career.

-- John D, OP, KS

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#6 posted 02-16-2021 03:05 PM

You are very kind, thank you. I loved driving and working hard all those years. I tried for a while when I was younger selling my art, but breaking even selling art just didn’t cut it. So now The pressure is off and I can create freely without worrying about sales. I almost never sell anything. Sometimes someone buys something from me but It usually just happens to come about. I’m no salesman. Wood working is so much fun for me, now that I’m retired, I don’t want to spoil it by trying to value what I do. I just want my pieces to be enjoyed as much as I enjoy making them. Thanks again, Makes it all worthwhile with comments like yours…Jack…

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 02-17-2021 02:47 AM

You really make unique projects that are all one of a kind. Great work. Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#8 posted 02-17-2021 03:53 AM

Thanks Mel, very kind of you..

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#9 posted 04-09-2021 09:12 PM

You have done it again!
Really artistic, I admire your free way of thinking wood.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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