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A little Stag and little Steel

Discussion in 'Custom & Handmade Knives' started by AVigil, Oct 13, 2019.

  1. AVigil

    AVigil Adam Vigil knifemaker working the grind Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Platinum Member

    Feb 17, 2009
    Finishing up on the stag trapper slipjoint. Took some picts this morning after beating it together and working the pins.

    Blade is AEB-L 62c, flat ground with hand sanded finish and rides on aluminum bronze bushing.
    Liners are stainless with glass bead blasted mill reliefs and are jeweled.
    Bolsters are 416 stainless with a single flute.
    Back spring polished.
    Scales are stag from the Bob Loveless shop with a pinned shield.
    Closed OAL is 3.5"
    half stop and medium pull

    I will takes some better picts after I get an edge put on .
    Thanks for looking



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  2. Dawkind

    Dawkind Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 3, 2000
    That’s a stunner my friend....:cool:
     
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  3. Scott Hanson

    Scott Hanson KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 6, 2014
    Absolutely gorgeous knife Adam!
     
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  4. seanj

    seanj

    255
    Mar 1, 2010
    Beautiful work! . That stag is amazing.
     
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  5. Mongo

    Mongo

    Nov 5, 2001
    Sweet! Love everything about it.
     
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  6. d762nato

    d762nato Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 16, 2009
    That's a real beauty Adam nice work.
     
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  7. The Shatz

    The Shatz Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2017
    Great work would love to put it in my pocket
     
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  8. Jason Volkert

    Jason Volkert KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

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    Nov 25, 2018
    Gorgeous!!!!!
     
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  9. brownshoe

    brownshoe I support this site with my MIND

    Sep 6, 2002
    Best one so far! You are definitely producing a mature slipjoint.

    What do you mean stag is from the Loveless shop, do they sell materials?
     
  10. AVigil

    AVigil Adam Vigil knifemaker working the grind Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Platinum Member

    Feb 17, 2009
    After Jim Merrits passing the shop closed and everything was sold off. I was able to get some stag from that sale.
     
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  11. AVigil

    AVigil Adam Vigil knifemaker working the grind Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Platinum Member

    Feb 17, 2009
    A few more shots
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  12. AVigil

    AVigil Adam Vigil knifemaker working the grind Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Platinum Member

    Feb 17, 2009
    Thanks everybody much appreciated
     
  13. i4Marc

    i4Marc

    Oct 19, 2011
    Beautiful work Adam.
     
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  14. AVigil

    AVigil Adam Vigil knifemaker working the grind Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Platinum Member

    Feb 17, 2009
    Thanks much appreciate Marc
     
  15. Kevin Jones

    Kevin Jones Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 28, 2006
    Very well executed, hard to go wrong with quality amber stag.
     
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