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Custom Lime Cutter

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by H0kieengineer, Jul 22, 2019.

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  1. Sonnydaze

    Sonnydaze Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 6, 2009
    Dave Ferry does amazing work in knives and leather...MANY excellent models and steels to suit your purpose.
     
  2. eisman

    eisman Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 9, 2009
    You could also look up David Boye, his knives don't rust.
     
  3. AntDog

    AntDog Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 3, 2001
    OP - I think nighthaxan would be the way to go, if he can get the steel you want.

    Just curious... is your avatar from Warhammer 40K?
     
  4. Fixall

    Fixall Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 26, 2018
    Nighthaxen is definitely still around (or at least he was as of two months ago), he just does most his sales elsewhere these days. He made this for me not too long ago.

    Large Lime Cutter (2 1/4"" blade instead of 2") with Silver Lightning Strike carbon fiber and 52100 steel.
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  5. fishface5

    fishface5

    Feb 3, 2001
    THAT is SWEET!
     
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  6. cbach8tw

    cbach8tw Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2006
    Really like the Lime Cutter handle of my Nighthaxan, small and big versions. For stainless, I also recommend DW Childress, he makes a similar knife in 440C and some have a bottle opener, very good quality for a very reasonable price.

    Would you go for the small LT Wright Northern Hunter blade shape? Another possible maker would be Hardedge knives by Kelley Ward, I have a nice kithen utility knife in AEBL too. Have you checked the kitchen knives section yet?
     
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  7. mb>

    mb> Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 24, 2014
    Big Chris is making cool little EDC Cleavers that would work for this, and he does work in stainless.
     
  8. cbach8tw

    cbach8tw Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2006
    Here are a few examples.
     
  9. ShannonSteelLabs

    ShannonSteelLabs KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 9, 2015
    My books are still open!!!:D:)
     
  10. eveled

    eveled Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 11, 2016
    Lots of nice knives in this thread. I’m going total opposite. Dexter Russel net knife. Mine has become a go to knife in our kitchen. Cuts like a laser never needs sharpening dishwasher safe. So inexpensive it is almost disposable.

    Even better their Sani safe pairing knife. Less than a five spot each.
     
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  11. dirc

    dirc

    Jan 31, 2018
    hah, we use a mora 12c27 fillet knife in the kitchen for paring, a bit more money than those, but very much a laser
     
  12. Peter Hartwig

    Peter Hartwig Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 29, 2008
    Nighthaxen's real name is Charles Roddenberry. If you google it you likely can find a way to contact him.
     
  13. l1ranger

    l1ranger Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jan 27, 2017
    am I alone here, or does anybody else think a knife, just for cutting citrus for drinks, should be carbon steel and allowed to put together a knice natural patina?
     
  14. mb>

    mb> Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 24, 2014
    Chris Linton/Osprey Knife and Tool makes a cool little Every Day Utility model that would serve well here:

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  15. JupiterPaladin

    JupiterPaladin Gold Member Gold Member

    May 4, 2016
    I'd definitely hit up @ShannonSteelLabs while his books are open. Dude does amazing work!
     
  16. Insipid Moniker

    Insipid Moniker Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 28, 2011
    I'll add another recommendation for @ShannonSteelLabs his work is excellent and he's easy to work with.
     
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  17. A.L.

    A.L.

    Jun 27, 2007
    I would personally want something with more lean blade with some belly (pairing knife style) but that’s just me. I really don’t get the cleaver style.
     
  18. eveled

    eveled Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 11, 2016
    And only rinsed in single malt whiskey.
     
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