Thanks for all the kind comments and words of affirmation guys. Means a lot, seriously!
Rick, I cannot wait for it to get to you. I want a picture as soon as it does! Preferably next to some of the equipment you used to lay up that primo CF of yours! ;D
Alright guys sorry for the wait, i've had quite a busy month for an innumerable amount of reasons.... However, it's finally done!! :D
Here are a Few Photo's of the sheath building process as well as some preliminary shots before it gets sent to Caleb for proper imagery magic.
So as with...
Crispy Clean brother!!!
Makes me want to engage in maritime warfare.... well maybe not war, but it'd be fun to stand on a boat with it yelling and cutting ropes!!! :p :D
ps. you remain the hamon master :cool:
You know honestly i wasn't itchy at all. I dunno if i got used to it or what. Maybe its because of how much i've been sweating lately. Been riding my bike every morning and its HOT!!!
Maybe i sweat it out.... i dunno
Thank you Rick for the opportunity as well as the materials! I'll tell ya, i didn't come across a single pit in that block; super high quality CF.
I'll have the sheath started shortly and sent your direction :)
Im stoked you like it!
Alright fellas, the knife part of the knife is done!!! Please excuse my lame photos, ill be sending it off for the pros to handle once the sheath is done :cool:
Please let me know what y'all think!!!
Andddd another hamon photo :D
here's a link to my insta that has a video...
Alright here is a brief set of photos of the handle shaping. I didn't take a ton of photos because i zone out while doing this...... I don't really have any tips or tricks for this part of the process, guys like Wheeler and Morrison do a much better job at explaining the techniques (many of...
Just on the outer 4 corners of the guard. Much like how you would tack something together with a welder.
Some guys use the super glue on the inside to hold it in place, i just wanted to try it this way :)
getting closer guys; I know I'm pretty slow.... but I'm having a blast!
SO.... I worked on finishing the face of the guard. Typically i just rub it down on sandpaper glued to granite, but this one got all bent out of shape.
I went ahead and put an edge on the clip too. I did this...
Ok guys, sorry for the little reprieve. I had been traveling to Blade (which was awesome!!) Met so many of you peoples :D
Also i've switched from photbucket to imgur. Shouldn't mean anything for y'all, i just couldn't stand the archaic pace that crapbucket moved at...... :p
So here is a...