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    1084 Hunter Sheath

    Gorgeous knife and sheath, well done.
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    August 2019 puukko

    Luciusx5, Chris and Dusty: Thank you for viewing and kind comments. I added a new motor and a vfd to my 2x72 last night and ground a112mm x 22mm puukko today. Grinding has become a few orders of magnitude easier.
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    August 2019 puukko

    opaul and Sean: Thank you for viewing and your comments.
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    August 2019 puukko

    98mm x 22mm blade, cocobolo handle, ebony spacers, peened brass front bolster and convex brass rear bolster.
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    My latest 2019 project

    During the Vietnam war I was a FTG2, (think weapons control) 1964-68. While on board the USS Chicago CG11, I advanced from E2 to E5 in the gun division 5"/38. In 1978 I was called back (voluntary reserve) to be an armorer hence the GMG2 rating. At that time the G stood for guns. M stood for...
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    My latest 2019 project

    Thanks izafireman andGlide07. No slack belt. All my work done on a Wilmont LB1000 with a DD adjustable tool rest against a flat platen.
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    My latest 2019 project

    Heysnow: Thanks for commenting on the peening. I have always liked that surface treatment.
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    My latest 2019 project

    Thanks Kevin. I give credit to my late father for teaching me proper fit and finish when I was a kid making model airplanes.
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    My latest 2019 project

    Thanks for the kind words. I'm showing both the fit and peening.
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    My latest 2019 project

    Thanks Garry.
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    My latest 2019 project

    My latest puukko project: 95mm Scandi ground blade, brass bolster with peened finish, black fiber spacer, padauk handle and bison leather sheath. ]
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    Latest Tommi puukko sheath

    Thank you for commenting. Yes, the wooden insert is in the blade portion of the sheath. This is a photo of an insert I was making for a puukko. I use poplar, The blade is traced on the wood, the outline of the insert is drawn, the inside is sealed in urethane, both halves are glued and then...
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    Latest Tommi puukko sheath

    Thank you fellow craftsmen for viewing and commenting.
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    Latest Tommi puukko sheath

    Sheath I made for one of my 2018 puukko projects. Bison leather urethane sealed wooden insert. ]
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    Making a sheath after surgery.

    Yes it is an A1 . I was in Vietnam during their last deployment by the USN. Great aircraft and my favorite. I was a Navy gunner and sadly not an aviator.
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