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Offline KenH

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Dagger
« on: October 03, 2021, 01:21:24 PM »
Hello ya'll.  Nothing new has been posted to this group for a while so I figured I'd post an image of a Damascus Dagger I just finished.  The blade is around 100 layers of 1084 and 15N20 forged up and twisted.  The guard, spacer, and pommel (buttcap) are all the same twisted Damascus. 

I ground the blade to the normal dagger profile, then used the surface grinder to clean up a bit and it put the strip down the center.  Several folks liked the strip, so I left it in.  Still gotta make a sheath for it, or perhaps a display stand?



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Re: Dagger
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2021, 02:09:12 PM »
Nice!   :D
I'd suggest a sheath that goes inside the boot-top?
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Re: Dagger
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2021, 02:41:06 PM »
The Damascus dagger might be a tad large for a boot knife - it's about 12" overall

Here's a boot dagger that's only 8" long with a 4.5" blade.  I forged it from an old file with faux ivory with brass fittings.

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Re: Dagger
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2021, 03:47:14 PM »
My vote (FWIW) would go to the display stand!  Something that beautiful should be open for veiwing, not hidden in a sheath.
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Re: Dagger
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2021, 07:56:36 PM »
Beautiful forge and grinding work!

I would vote for a display case as well, pattern-weld damasc that pretty deserves to be seen A LOT

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Re: Dagger
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Re: Dagger
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2021, 12:12:48 AM »
that is NICE !
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Re: Dagger
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2021, 01:58:23 PM »

 ;D  Oh Yes !!   ;D

Just piling on here.  I'm for the display stand you betcha  8)

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Re: Dagger
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2021, 08:20:25 PM »
Thanks all of ya'll for the comments - a display stand it will be.  Not sure when I'll get it done, but when I do, I'll post a photo.

 

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