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Offline Plumber

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My favorite boning knife
« on: August 10, 2020, 02:06:03 PM »
Just an old knife I've had for over 40 years, and gotten used to it.


here is a close up of the name.


Here I am cutting up a lamb with my Brother, and his youngest Son.
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Re: My favorite boning knife
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2020, 04:39:22 PM »
I have a boning knife that looks nearly identical except for the name.  It has the same pattern stamped on it.  I made a sheath for it and use it when I am cooking outside or camping, which I seldom get to do these days.  It is  a Ontario Old Hickory.
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Re: My favorite boning knife
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2020, 05:12:30 PM »
I have a few like that too, Forgecraft.

here's a little forgecraft I rehandled


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Re: My favorite boning knife
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2020, 10:37:39 PM »
Neat knife.  Did you pour that bolster?
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Re: My favorite boning knife
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2020, 04:53:50 AM »
I poured it using block tin. There are two holes in the blade, a brass pin goes in one and the bolster goes in the other. One of my favorite methods.

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Re: My favorite boning knife
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2020, 07:00:46 AM »
Randyt, That is a nice looking knife, what is the handle made of?
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Re: My favorite boning knife
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2020, 03:15:16 PM »
It's a bone I found in the woods, assume it' s whitetail. I stained it with some leather dye I had laying about.

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Re: My favorite boning knife
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2020, 06:38:13 PM »
Thanks on the bolster material Randy, nice job fitting that.
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Re: My favorite boning knife
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2020, 07:55:24 PM »
a poured bolster is my preferred method. I've done it on knives and guns. I've used tin and pewter. Been going to try leadfree solder but have enough tin so no need yet.

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Re: My favorite boning knife
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2020, 09:40:57 AM »
I watched a guy use pewter on a Scandinavian knife he was putting a new handle on.  He used a business card and held it in place with clay.  He poured it using silver solder. Some filing and polishing later it looked pretty good.  He also made end caps on rifle stocks with this method.
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Re: My favorite boning knife
« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2020, 04:50:48 PM »
I use heavy paper from a brown paper bag, held in place with either string or tape.