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A few more ready to ship off.
Nov 12th, 2017 at 12:44pm
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Have this lot ready go to off to new homes except for the cleaver that is mine

On top by the cleaver is a pair of knives exclusive to and logo'd on the sheath for the African Hunting forum
Under that is two sets of Hunter/butcher and boner knife sets and on the right is a pig sticker.

The cleaver is an old monster that I have had for some years but never really used as it is cumbersome in both wieght and design with a distinctivly unusabe handle shape and size.
Whe I cut it down I lost over a lb in weight and with the new handle length and shape it is now a usable tool that will get used

  

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Re: A few more ready to ship off.
Reply #1 - Dec 3rd, 2017 at 5:00pm
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A little more leatherwork this morning

To get them ready for these knives that just need thier final sharpening before shipping. I tried a couple of different backgrounds for the pics this time. All blades are either 1075 or 1084




A longer safari knife with brass and buff horn and the field scalpel in buff horn combo in a piggyback sheath














A safari knife with walnut and brass. The walnut was from the buyers rifle stock blank to be a companion piece for a new rifle.





A new design that is a longer and wider boning knife as a EDC with rimu scales









The standard bing knife with blackwood scales









An left hand AH (Africa Hunting forum) EDC but without the sheath logo by request









And the last one is an AH big game hunter with blackwood and buff horn.




  

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Reply #2 - Dec 6th, 2017 at 3:41pm
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A nice bit of rimu on this general purpose knife away in the morning


  

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Reply #3 - Dec 7th, 2017 at 6:19am
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Wow nice work man! I really like what you did with cleaver! Got exactly same one hanging above kitchen bench, get used sometimes but yes its bit clumsy and heavy...
  

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Reply #4 - Dec 7th, 2017 at 8:57pm
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Really impressive, I take it your selling these? I would be interested in seeing some prices.
  

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Reply #5 - Dec 8th, 2017 at 4:09pm
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email me  vongruff@gmail.com  with what you are interested in as there are different designs and different materials which all vary the prices so it is not viable to put up put up "a price"
  

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Reply #6 - Dec 8th, 2017 at 9:06pm
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Good stuff Von G., always follow your cutlery pictorials with close interest.  Smiley Cool
  

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Reply #7 - Dec 9th, 2017 at 4:56am
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Thanks XP. What started out as  making a few knives for myself and showing the projects on a couple of forums has morphed into a busy retirement. The main outlet for the knives has been the the US through the Africa Hunting forum and I have just iniated a giveaway there as a bit of a 'thank you' for the support they have given me
https://www.africahunting.com/threads/africahunting-com-big-game-knife-giveaway-...

The forum owner and I came up with a pair of knives that are forum exclusive and we got a stamp made to emboss the sheaths with the forum logo
https://www.africahunting.com/threads/africahunting-com-hunting-knife.40515/

I mainly started showing my projects on the forums for the conversation I hoped they might start and my main thread over there has gone to 25 pages with some becoming email friends as they have bought more of my knives with one of them ordering his 5th this week. https://www.africahunting.com/threads/my-african-knives.26296/
  

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Reply #8 - Dec 10th, 2017 at 7:44pm
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Been a busy day in the shed getting the bevels ground in on these blades I profiled the other day. A little something different with the double edged dagger and a couple of rasp bowies this time

  

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