Small edc/ bushcraft knife

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Small edc/ bushcraft knife

Post by parsha77 » Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:33 pm

Hello fellow knife enthusiasts,

I am a new member here. I am a hobbyist knifemaker and have always been interested in edged weapons.
Without further ado here is some of my recent work. Comments and critiques are welcome☺
Overall knife length 7.25 inches, 3.25 inch blade and 4 inch handle.Old file steel edge quenched in water.
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Re: Small edc/ bushcraft knife

Post by parsha77 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:44 am

I will post another one soon which is a work in progress

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Re: Small edc/ bushcraft knife

Post by Shivaji.Dasgupta » Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:36 pm

parsha77 wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:33 pm
Hello fellow knife enthusiasts,

I am a new member here. I am a hobbyist knifemaker and have always been interested in edged weapons.
Without further ado here is some of my recent work. Comments and critiques are welcome☺
Overall knife length 7.25 inches, 3.25 inch blade and 4 inch handle.Old file steel edge quenched in water.
2019-10-31 17.36.38.jpg

2019-10-31 17.35.19.jpg

2019-10-31 17.30.08.jpg
Great bro. Keep it up.
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Re: Small edc/ bushcraft knife

Post by parsha77 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:22 pm

Thank you Shivaji sir

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Re: Small edc/ bushcraft knife

Post by russianshooter3 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:35 pm

parsha77 wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:33 pm
Comments and critiques are welcome☺
1 What the steel on the blade?

2 Handle material is wood - terrible because in India warm climate and handle kick off after 2-3 mouth EDC

3 knife looks like doing 3-5 class schoolboy or schoolgirl

4 were sheath?

5 what is this shit on blade?
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6 what is this shit on handle?
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Re: Small edc/ bushcraft knife

Post by russianshooter3 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:36 pm

parsha77 wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:33 pm
Old file steel edge quenched in water.
quenched need in machinery oil! not water!

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Post by russianshooter3 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:44 pm

good example how to make knives from a file

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Post by russianshooter3 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:56 pm

and other video

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Re: Small edc/ bushcraft knife

Post by xl_target » Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:35 am

Give him a break, dude.
He's just starting out.
It takes a while to get everything going and get your finishing down.
At least he's repurposing stuff to make something useful.
One of the fun parts of blacksmithing is that you can take a chunk of whatever and turn it into… whatever
That's more than a lot of people can say.

I'd say it is a credible first effort.
As far as the steel goes, files are generally made of high carbon steel (1 to 1.5 percent Carbon). For example Nicholson Files are made from 1095.
So unless he knows exactly what the manufacturer of the file used, he wouldn't know the exact composition of the steel.
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Re: Small edc/ bushcraft knife

Post by parsha77 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:08 am

Thank you for the "shitty" critique russianshooter 😊. I will keep these points in mind on my next one.
Quenching in oil or water is not a problem unless you don't crack the blade. I have even edge quenched O1 in water without craking the blade. If you observe indian roadside blacksmiths they quench any steel in water with good results because they will almost always do an edge quench.

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Re: Small edc/ bushcraft knife

Post by Shivaji.Dasgupta » Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:17 pm

parsha77 wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:08 am
Thank you for the "shitty" critique russianshooter 😊. I will keep these points in mind on my next one.
Quenching in oil or water is not a problem unless you don't crack the blade. I have even edge quenched O1 in water without craking the blade. If you observe indian roadside blacksmiths they quench any steel in water with good results because they will almost always do an edge quench.
All the best for your next Project and don't expect encouraging remark from russianshooter, :D :D he evaluates the Indian EDC/ Hobby projects with Russian branded stuff.
You just carry on with your Hobby Bro. we know the Indian condition.
for Purchasing few Daw/ machete from North East I am now getting the treatment of a POW at home.... :( :( My ridiculous Hobby and bla bla.. :)
Keep on improving your Skills.. (y) (y)
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Re: Small edc/ bushcraft knife

Post by parsha77 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:21 pm

Thanks. I agree with you Shivaji sir. People are like "what?..your hobby is knifemaking? Why don't you get a normal hobby like photography or collecting coins !!

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