Making my first Knife

I started with a 12x1.25x.25 piece of 1080 steel. I’m going to keep the bevel as is on the clip. The bevel on the blade was just practice. I’ll be making a beveling jig to grind the blade side bevel. Not really sure how to shape the handle for the scales. I’m wanting to do a full tang handle with a guard and a deer horn pommel. I’ll be working on it in my spare time. I’m hoping to have the jig built by the end of next week.

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Nice , good blades are always needed at the rendevous and skinning buffalo.

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Keep at it! I know a guy who started making knives as a hobby back in the '90s. His models eventually got picked up for production and now he’s pretty much retired. Only works when he feels like making more knives.

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Nice! I’ll be looking forward to watching the progress on this. It’s another project I’d like to undertake myself at some point. Too many interests, not enough resources yet.

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I planned on building the jig this week just haven’t got to it.

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You should be able to collect many scalps with that. Us longhairs very nervous.

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@LonewolfMcQuade got nothing to worry about.

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