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Quench-Finish Harpoon Survival Knife in 1084

Discussion in 'Knife Maker's Gallery' started by daizee, Jan 21, 2019.

  1. daizee

    daizee KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 30, 2009
    This knife was a collaborative effort with my 17yo cousin, who picked the pattern and assisted in profiling and heat-treating over the holidays for his 18th birthday present. 5.125" harpoon blade, as-quenched, fully hardened halfway down the tang, then differentially tempered for a super-tough blade, with an edge at ~60HRc. Bolster is brass from the E/V Nautilus's original rudder bearing assembly (replaced in 2013).




    cbach8tw, Xr6x and hawkhead like this.
  2. hawkhead

    hawkhead Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 13, 2008
    Hey daizee,
    Your cousin will have a wonderful gift he can use for his life and the of memory of working together with you.
    Xr6x likes this.
  3. Xr6x

    Xr6x Basic Member Basic Member

    Sep 17, 2015
    For sure a Win Win :thumbsup::thumbsup:
  4. The Warrior

    The Warrior ◄Dubzerator► Moderator

    Mar 11, 2011

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