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Spirit Steels
« on: August 07, 2012, 09:49:51 AM »
These are a couple wood spirits carved in poplar.  The steels are from firesteel.com 1/4" x 3".

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They are both available for fire kits.

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2012, 10:05:07 AM »
those are awesome buckskin!!
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2012, 10:08:05 AM »
Thanks Red!
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2012, 10:46:06 AM »
I moved this to the classifieds. Nice looking work! Someone will have a wise looking companion in their pocket. :)

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2012, 10:57:41 AM »
Okay Boss.


I guess I will add then that they are $30 each shipped to CONUS.  Outside that will be a bit extra.
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2012, 11:26:08 AM »
Can I order one that's smiling?

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2012, 11:29:21 AM »
Sure can land cruiser!
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2012, 12:18:22 PM »
Edit:  Sorry missed the post with the price.
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2012, 11:03:11 AM »
Shameless Bump!   :drool:
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2012, 06:44:19 AM »
These two pieces are still available
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2012, 04:09:28 PM »
Can you use a thicker rod? BTW, no fire was started with matches during my 4 day camping trip over the Labor Day weekend. Few folks tried your fire steel out and loved it. Thank you!

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #11 on: September 07, 2012, 07:49:16 PM »
Land Cruiser I think the next rod up is a 3/8.  I had not thought to try one at that size since the 3/8 rods are much more expensive.

I might order a couple and see how they do.

I am glad your fellow's in the field enjoyed it, thank you!
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Spirit Steels
« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2012, 08:02:54 PM »
Here is my cool spirit steel!





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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2012, 09:08:38 PM »
The black one is no longer available.

The red one still is however.

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #14 on: October 21, 2012, 08:48:07 AM »
Did you ever get those 3/8?

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #15 on: October 21, 2012, 11:57:37 AM »
I have a few of them.  Yes.  Do you have something in mind?

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #16 on: October 21, 2012, 01:56:38 PM »
Yep. Does it have to be a spirit? Can we do an animal or just piece of Burl?

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #17 on: October 21, 2012, 02:58:52 PM »
I have no burl, but I could wood burn animals, figures, etc.  Simple is best.  I am not that skilled with a hot iron.

Here is an antelope I burned into a walking stick as an example.




If you have a piece of burl you want to use you could send it to me and we can work from there also.
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #18 on: October 21, 2012, 08:07:22 PM »
very nice pronghorn! can you do an ibex or a sheep? bighorn preferable

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #19 on: October 21, 2012, 08:45:56 PM »
I will look around for a bighorn I can steal for a pattern and let you know.

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #20 on: October 22, 2012, 09:09:29 PM »
What do you think about one of these guys, Land Cruiser?

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #21 on: October 23, 2012, 03:00:04 PM »
I like the one on the left. Let's do it.

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #22 on: October 23, 2012, 07:01:34 PM »
Sounds good.  Do I have license for the length of the handle?  Or do you like the 3" handle on the one you have?
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #23 on: October 23, 2012, 09:25:58 PM »
Sounds good.  Do I have license for the length of the handle?  Or do you like the 3" handle on the one you have?


How short can you go? I intend to carry this one in the sheath with me.

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #24 on: October 24, 2012, 06:00:17 AM »
I will make it as short as I can then and still be able to burn the ram in.
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Spirit Steels
« Reply #25 on: October 24, 2012, 12:09:01 PM »
I may be in the market soon for a spirit steel :-)

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #26 on: October 24, 2012, 03:45:32 PM »
I will make it as short as I can then and still be able to burn the ram in.
Deal!

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #27 on: October 24, 2012, 06:34:17 PM »
I may be in the market soon for a spirit steel :-)

Let me know when your ready.  The redish one is still available off the shelf.
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #28 on: October 24, 2012, 06:34:49 PM »
I will make it as short as I can then and still be able to burn the ram in.
Deal!

I will see if I can get it started this weekend.  Thank you, Sir!
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« Reply #29 on: October 25, 2012, 09:12:15 PM »
Was gonna pop for the reddish one but I decided to buy my lady friend some flowers for no reason instead..... Really do want that thing tho. If it's sold then I'll just have to order one from ya bud ;-)

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #30 on: October 25, 2012, 10:27:47 PM »
Okay, we will cross the bridge when we get there then.  Thanks
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #31 on: December 06, 2012, 05:15:41 AM »
Got any left?

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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #32 on: December 08, 2012, 04:40:03 AM »
I have the red one still and I can always make more.
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #33 on: December 09, 2012, 10:38:41 AM »
I have no burl, but I could wood burn animals, figures, etc.  Simple is best.  I am not that skilled with a hot iron.

Here is an antelope I burned into a walking stick as an example.




If you have a piece of burl you want to use you could send it to me and we can work from there also.










Wow!!! If thats your idea of not that talented!!!..... You do seriously NICE Work there Sir! :thumbsup:
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #34 on: December 09, 2012, 10:41:11 AM »


Wow!!! If thats your idea of not that talented!!!..... You do seriously NICE Work there Sir! :thumbsup:


Thank you.
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Re: Spirit Steels
« Reply #35 on: December 17, 2012, 10:15:43 AM »
The Red steel is gone now. 

I am willing to take orders for any that one made.  After Christmas I will likely make a few more to have on hand, but I prefer commissioned work (don't we all?)

Thanks all!
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