Falcata/Cutlass Inspired Bush Sword

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  1. Kailash Blades

    Kailash Blades KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    364
    Nov 21, 2015
    This was a design taht a customer recently came up with and had us refine and make for him.
    He was looking for a tough survival sword, something fast enough to clear brush but still powerful and tough enough to chop/split wood and handle survival tasks. The resulting 22" blade weights in at 1.4kg and with a 29.5 OAL. A lot of the weight is in the guard and the extended pommel which acts as a counterweight for the relatively tanky blade. As a result of this the sword actually handles really well and is really fun to use. It has a performance grind, high satin finish and a black micarta handle for grip and durability.

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    If you guys would like some more pictures, let me know and I'll dig some up.
    Also if you have any other questions feel free to let me know.
    Take care,
    Andrew and the team at Kailash Blades
     
  2. Kailash Blades

    Kailash Blades KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    364
    Nov 21, 2015
    Here's a video of it doing some rough chopping. It's worth noting that the blade was unfinished at this point and weighed 1.7kg. With another 300g off the blade you can imagine the difference in feeling.
     
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  3. gadunz

    gadunz

    Dec 4, 2012
    [​IMG]
     
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  4. Mecha

    Mecha Titanium Bladesmith Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 27, 2013
    Sweet chopper!
     
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  5. Kaizen1

    Kaizen1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 4, 2006
    Man, that is a cool design
     
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  6. fishface5

    fishface5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 3, 2001
    :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
  7. Rhinoknives1

    Rhinoknives1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 1, 2013
    Lookin good!:thumbsup:
     
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  8. Houlahound

    Houlahound

    928
    Aug 2, 2017
    Beast.

    Do the water bottle cut test plz.
     
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  9. Storm Crow

    Storm Crow

    Apr 12, 2006
    I really like how that turned out. :cool:
     
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  10. not2sharp

    not2sharp Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 1999
    Very nice.

    n2s
     
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  11. Kailash Blades

    Kailash Blades KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    364
    Nov 21, 2015
    Thanks for all the kind words guys! We're getting a lot better at this whole sword thing
     

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