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Offline Bernie Garland

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Recurve Damascus Bushie
« on: March 29, 2012, 05:24:56 AM »
Dont post many knife pics,this ones going out Today

Damascus Recurve Bushie,Damascus and Mosaic pins courtesy of Tom (Mammoth)

Staburls plastisised  Brown Box Elder Burl

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Offline Dano

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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2012, 05:27:31 AM »
That's awesome looking Bernie...very nice!!

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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2012, 06:50:50 AM »
Great looking knife around Bernie. I really like the color of those scales.
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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2012, 07:14:53 AM »
oooh-la-la. That gorgeous, Bernie. I love how the 'grain' in the Damascus looks like it's just continuing from the grain of the burlwood. Amazing.
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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2012, 08:14:47 AM »
very nice work of art
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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2012, 09:00:34 AM »
That is a gorgeous knife Bernie!! Simply stunning, thanks for sharing!

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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2012, 09:09:27 AM »
Incredible work Bernie.
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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2012, 09:51:42 AM »
Jeez! That's a keeper for sure. Nice work!
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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2012, 10:03:47 AM »
A boxelder tree has some of the prettiest burl there is, I think :).   The tree itself is an abomination around here.  They are weak and begin rotting internally as soon as they start growing, it seems, but they provide great shade and continue to grow even when they blow down or split.  In cutting them up with the chainsaw after a storm, I have always marveled at the many hues of the rainbow contained in the burls.  I'm sure glad they have learned how to stabilize the wood and their internal beauty can be preserved and used like this.  That is, for sure, a beautiful set of scales and goes so well with the damascus blade.....incredibl y beautiful knife you have created there!
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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2012, 10:25:27 AM »
top job on that bernie! just go ahead and send it to me, im sure the guy that paid for it wont mind at all :D
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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2012, 10:29:13 AM »
Thats not bad Bernie...!

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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2012, 11:21:41 AM »
Bernie, that is a beautiful knife.  Wonderful design and  workmanship.  Thanks for posting that. 
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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #12 on: March 29, 2012, 11:35:35 AM »
Many thanks All  :)

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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #13 on: March 29, 2012, 07:06:07 PM »
That is some amazing quality work! Very nice job. Those scales have some great character in them.
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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #14 on: March 29, 2012, 08:07:31 PM »
Simply WOW!!! 8) :) 8)
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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2012, 08:08:43 PM »
Looks awesome! Really beautiful in every way.

There's a guy in my county with a power hammer who makes damascus knives, but he doesn't make sheaths. I'm thinking of working out a deal with him for some billets in exchange for some leather work.

This might just be the inspiration I need.

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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #16 on: March 29, 2012, 09:04:24 PM »
Oh, what a beautiful knife and set.   WOW.     Lucky owner.

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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #17 on: March 29, 2012, 09:46:07 PM »
Looks awesome! Really beautiful in every way.

There's a guy in my county with a power hammer who makes damascus knives, but he doesn't make sheaths. I'm thinking of working out a deal with him for some billets in exchange for some leather work.

This might just be the inspiration I need.

That would be a cool trade out PW!

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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2012, 12:17:37 AM »
usualy, i don't like damascus blades (yeah, i'm an eccentric fellow :D), but this one speaks to me... amazing pattern, so alive!

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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2012, 10:29:58 AM »
Nice!  That knife set up is really gorgeous.
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Re: Recurve Damascus Bushie
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2012, 11:15:07 PM »
WOW!
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