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Offline gizamo

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Courier du Bois
« on: June 27, 2017, 03:26:41 AM »
Been working on this blade. It's from a old buzzsaw blade. I was able to anneal it, harden, and temper the blade. Any rate I found a great piece of American walnut. Here it is sanded out and almost ready for oil. Just a gorgeous piece of wood.


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Re: Courier du Bois
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2017, 04:58:56 AM »
giz that is  a sweet knife.

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Re: Courier du Bois
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2017, 08:46:36 AM »
Yeah that looks good.  Very nice lines.  What are the dimension's?
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Re: Courier du Bois
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2017, 09:31:48 AM »
Nice one Gizamo.  Great job with the flow of the handle into the shape of the blade. 

I believe that Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Verendrye would be proud of that knife.
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Re: Courier du Bois
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2017, 01:57:48 PM »
Very nice work, Giz!  So where the heck have you been hiding?
I guess he'd rather be in Colorado.
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Re: Courier du Bois
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2017, 03:28:34 PM »
Very nice work, Giz.  I really like that a lot!   :thumbsup:
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Re: Courier du Bois
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2017, 04:05:35 PM »
That looks almost like a twin to Heather's rendezvous knife.....great food-prep knife, too! :thumbsup:
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Re: Courier du Bois
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2017, 07:35:45 AM »
Great looking knife! Nice lines and pretty wood. Nice job!
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Re: Courier du Bois
« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2017, 07:58:07 AM »
Very nice work, Giz!  So where the heck have you been hiding?

Building a Tea House for one of my clients. Most elaborate little building I've built in my career. Well over a million dollar project. Got to have it done by the beginning of August.

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Re: Courier du Bois
« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2017, 10:02:10 AM »
I see.  This client evidently doesn't know you have other important things to do like making an earthen oven, making beautiful knives, communicating with friends on line.  Of course, a million dollar project will fixate the mind quite effectively.
I guess he'd rather be in Colorado.
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Re: Courier du Bois
« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2017, 11:45:44 AM »
Nice job.....Like the style....
Thanks for posting.
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