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Offline crashdive123

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My First Attempt at an Ulu
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Re: My First Attempt at an Ulu
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2019, 09:34:43 PM »
I think that turned out rather well.  The blade shape appears to me to be easier to use and sharpen than some of the various commercial tourist models I have seen.  We have a couple of them and they are probably made in China for the Alaska tourists.  Unknown steel and nondescript wooden handles.
They are both ground only on one side.  Great for mincing vegetables and slicing meat into small pieces.  I skinned a deer with one a few years ago and, like bib overalls, wonder why I don't use it more often.

I cannot judge the size of yours.  What kind of steel did you use?  I also like the size of the pins.
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Re: My First Attempt at an Ulu
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2019, 09:58:42 PM »
Very Nice!!!!

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Re: My First Attempt at an Ulu
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2019, 04:48:58 AM »
I think that turned out rather well.  The blade shape appears to me to be easier to use and sharpen than some of the various commercial tourist models I have seen.  We have a couple of them and they are probably made in China for the Alaska tourists.  Unknown steel and nondescript wooden handles.
They are both ground only on one side.  Great for mincing vegetables and slicing meat into small pieces.  I skinned a deer with one a few years ago and, like bib overalls, wonder why I don't use it more often.

I cannot judge the size of yours.  What kind of steel did you use?  I also like the size of the pins.

The steel is D2 and the blade is just a shade over 4".

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Re: My First Attempt at an Ulu
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2019, 05:11:11 AM »
that is really nice I really like the wood you used to hold the blade.
and the blue crashcarta nice touch.

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Re: My First Attempt at an Ulu
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2019, 07:12:36 AM »

Crash,

 Will you be making these available to us not so skilled members ? 
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Re: My First Attempt at an Ulu
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2019, 07:32:31 AM »
Nice work crash!  That looks good from my seat! 
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Re: My First Attempt at an Ulu
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2019, 03:21:56 PM »
Excellent job Dave, looks beautiful.

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Re: My First Attempt at an Ulu
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2019, 04:13:23 PM »
Great job Dave, But I've never tried to use one, I'm sure one will be in the grab box when we get back to camping.
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Re: My First Attempt at an Ulu
« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2019, 05:41:54 PM »

Crash,

 Will you be making these available to us not so skilled members ?

I will.  I might chang up the handle a bit since I don't have the proper tools to do it (hand filing for several days sucks).

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Re: My First Attempt at an Ulu
« Reply #10 on: September 18, 2019, 06:05:52 AM »
Great job Dave, But I've never tried to use one, I'm sure one will be in the grab box when we get back to camping.

Ya better be quick, brother.  lol
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Re: My First Attempt at an Ulu
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2019, 12:50:22 PM »
Nice one!
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