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Old 07-28-2011, 06:20 PM   #2446
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Self sharpening? Do you come home from and find the blade at your workbench in front of your Apex Pro?

I do like this profile better:

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Old 07-28-2011, 06:48 PM   #2447
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I found the first a little cheaper - but that second link red liners!


Screw it - I may have missed out on some nice gunz, but I think that one needs to come to Papa!!

edit to add: and AS - they haz bagz too...
A little too small for der lederhosen - but still noice.


Needs a little time on the stones though. Sharp, as delivered, but not sharp enuff...
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Old 07-28-2011, 07:14 PM   #2448
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Hopefully my chore knife will get here from Smithy in a couple of weeks.
Looking forward to pics
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Old 07-28-2011, 07:47 PM   #2449
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Nice Tony!


I liked the profile on the original edgie better but couldn't find the older one. The new shape is growing on me.

Look forward to pics dw! I like much of smithy stuff, we got disconnected and never got to collaborate on a blade.
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Old 07-28-2011, 11:04 PM   #2450
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A little too small for der lederhosen - but still noice.

That's a nice looking blade. I bet it turns out pretty useful.

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Look forward to pics dw! I like much of smithy stuff, we got disconnected and never got to collaborate on a blade.
My "chore knife" is an 18"-20" (blade length) golok.

I'm an idiot.

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Old 07-29-2011, 12:09 AM   #2451
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.My "chore knife" is an 18"-20" (blade length) golok.

I'm an idiot.

So you found one.. I remember you wanting one and they were hard to find.
They kind of remind me of a bolo.

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Old 07-29-2011, 05:49 AM   #2452
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So you found one.. I remember you wanting one and they were hard to find.
They kind of remind me of a bolo.

Where I was in the Peace Corps, people would cut off about half of a machete blade, making what looked like the bottom knife in that photo. Useless for heavy work, but perfect for detailed, close-in chopping, like opening coconuts or butchering meat.
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Old 07-29-2011, 08:05 AM   #2453
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So you found one.. I remember you wanting one and they were hard to find.
They kind of remind me of a bolo.
Actually I didn't, so Smithy is making me one.

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Old 07-29-2011, 09:20 AM   #2454
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Actually I didn't, so Smithy is making me one.

Most excellent. There's a good saddlery downtown if it doesn't come with a sheath.
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Old 07-29-2011, 09:23 AM   #2455
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Most excellent. There's a good saddlery downtown if it doesn't come with a sheath.
The leather/saddle shop on SW Oak or whatever?

They do sheaths?
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Old 07-29-2011, 09:36 AM   #2456
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The leather/saddle shop on SW Oak or whatever?

They do sheaths?
No, the one on 2nd. However, I just called them to make sure (had some stuff done long ago) and they now just sell leather and made goods.
Call Jim Green in Tigard.. 503-348-2794 cell.
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Old 07-29-2011, 09:47 AM   #2457
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sheath?

oakley back pack maybe!

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Old 07-29-2011, 09:52 AM   #2458
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No, the one on 2nd. However, I just called them to make sure (had some stuff done long ago) and they now just sell leather and made goods.
Call Jim Green in Tigard.. 503-348-2794 cell.
Decent stuff? Not too expensive?

Toolfan does holsters, and I need a heavy sheath for my hunter Smithy made. I was thinking of having a go at them myself, under his tutillage.
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Old 07-29-2011, 09:55 AM   #2459
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The leather/saddle shop on SW Oak or whatever?

They do sheaths?
Speaking of sheaths, the little Boker came with a nicely made leather sheath - don't know if you can really see it in the picture - thick leather, sewn-in welt w/a small belt loop on the back. I may cut that off, as it makes the sheath stick in the pocket.
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Old 07-29-2011, 11:39 AM   #2460
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