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My Son the Blacksmith

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Its been a little bit since I’ve posted, so I figured I’d give a little update.

I made this knife a little while ago and I absolutely love it. The customer was very happy too😁. The blade is made from the leaf spring of a 1957 Willys jeep, and the handle is maple burl.

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Woooohoooo that’s mine!!! Do you have a pic of the jeep? :lol2: I carry that thing with me everywhere I go and show anybody I think would be interested in a custom made knife. Thanks again!!:good2::good2:
 

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I love the simplicity of it. Nothing fancy, but dang man, that's a looker for sure.

Out curiosity , how are you making the tree logo?
 

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I love the simplicity of it. Nothing fancy, but dang man, that's a looker for sure.

Out curiosity , how are you making the tree logo?
Its supposed to be an arrowhead, I still have some more refining of the design to do so it looks more realistic, at the moment I just cut it out of some tape and stick it to the knife as my template. But I use a power supply, which is a device that converts ac power to dc power if you are unfamiliar (a car battery charger can work too) and salt water as the electrolyte solution for etching. I hook the positive wire to the knife and the negative to a q-tip saturated with salt water, and it eats away the metal. It takes 30 seconds to a minute and its fully etched.
 
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