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Offline hayshaker

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the nessmuck sarge made
« on: March 04, 2017, 07:00:25 AM »
last night i was surfing the old threads on self made knifes.
and ran across a thread Sarge had posted of a nessmuck knife
he had made.    it was awesome but he had not said how large
the brass tube was for the bowdrill,   the hole in the center,.
and how thick was the blade?

anyhow i want to make one too. that is if'n sarge don't mind, that is.
sarge if you see this is 1/8th;in ok?
gosh i love thoseold posts, lott gems there fer sure.

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Re: the nessmuck sarge made
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2017, 06:10:12 PM »
Thanks, Hayshaker. I'm glad you like it and don't mind at all if you make one. I started with 3/16" bar stock but the finished blade is a little thinner, closer to 5/32" thick. The bow drill socket was about 1/2" outside diameter. It was some type of brass sleeve or bushing I found in a misc. nuts & bolts drawer. I'm not sure of its intended purpose.

I made that one on my first grinder - Harbor Freight 1x30 and it is one of the few knifes I still have. I play around the fire pit with it but haven't used it a lot.
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Re: the nessmuck sarge made
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2017, 03:06:41 AM »
I can't recall one with a socket. Did you ever use that feature again Sarge?
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Re: the nessmuck sarge made
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2017, 10:57:54 AM »
It's this one, unknown...
http://bladesandbushlore.com/index.php?topic=8564.msg177568#msg177568
That was Knife #8 ... I'm working on #150

I've not made another with a socket. I think if I make another, I'll just use micarta and drill a divot in the slab like on the Brothers of Bushcraft knife.
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