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Thought you would like to see the latest off the production line from my son.


Medium sized full tang, not sure what the style would be described as but very much his own style and design coming to the fore. The thick blade gives his characteristic long grinds.


The 100mm blade is series 2 Landrover leaf spring and overall the knife is 195mm long.


Soldered brass bolsters (he was a bit miffed he scratched the blade cleaning the excess solder off), teak handle, copper pins.


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On 05/06/2020 at 20:56, spsurfer said:

Top craftsmanship and very nice flowing design! And dovetail bolsters aren't easy.


Nicolas i see you solder your bolsters, any tips for soldering bolsters and cleaning excess solder off without scratching things.



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23 minutes ago, GruffaloGriff said:

Nicolas i see you solder your bolsters, any tips for soldering bolsters and cleaning excess solder off without scratching things.



I try to wipe off all the excess solder when it's still liquid. I take a small brush, dip it in Flux an wipe off the solder. But your bolster has some curves and so some parts not easy to access.


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3 hours ago, Skull Hooker said:

Don't have to stabilise the wood if its teak.  Pretty dense that stuff,  Nice knife.

Old bit of teak that. Dug it out of the ground 30yrs ago looked like a timber off a shipwreck.  Been a while since they made ships from teak!

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On the subject of wood, what about Bog Oak? 3000 yrs old and available. What a lovely piece that is and a credit to your lad. Just as aside, have finished a double bow back  which is on its way to Renrewshire.. Hope the guy, Lee, likes it. Stay safe. Jok.

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