Claw Utility #2
Claw Utility #2

I was asked by a customer to make a few changes to my original utility claw. Longer blade, wider coil, and some jimping on top for extra grip while wearing gloves. This one in CPM-3V and G10.

Chisel Ground Utility
Chisel Ground Utility

Blade Steel: AEB-L Stainless

Thickness: .110

Overall Length: 7" 

Hardened to RC60 by Peters Heat Treating, INC.

Bevels: 36" Radius Chisel Grind. Belt Finish.

Edge: 20° micro bevel honed on an 8000 grit water-stone

Handle: .09 Thick White G10  base with Red G10 pinstripe and .187 contoured Black G10 grips.  

Fittings/Fasteners: Stainless pins and West Systems Marine Epoxy.

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1095 and OOSIK
1095 and OOSIK

Aldo's 1095 High Carbon Steel.

Professionally Hardened to RC58 by Peter's in PA.

Full Tang Construction. Overall length is 8", steel is .140 thick. Distal taper along spine.

 Bevels are done on a 36" radius platen.  This geometry mimics the large stone wheels of old. 

Naval Brass Pins and West Systems Marine Epoxy.

Ancient Walrus Oosik and blue G10 liners.

Kitchen parer/ boning knife
Kitchen parer/ boning knife

.100 thick AEB-L Stainless Steel.

RC hardness: 60 with Cryogenic temper.

African Blackwood handle with white G10 pinstripe. SS fittings.

west sytems marine epoxy.  

Sharpfinger inspired with jade G10
Sharpfinger inspired with jade G10

Blade Steel: Aldo's 1095

Thickness: .156

Overall Length: 8" 

Hardened to RC58 by Peters Heat Treating, INC.

Bevels: 36" Radius Hollow Grind.  Belt Finish

Handle: Jade Green G10.  

Fittings: Stainless pins. West Systems Marine Epoxy. 

Sandpaper Mountain
Sandpaper Mountain
7" drop point
7" drop point

plenty of belly on this .1 thick AEB-L full tang knife. Handles are stabilized madrone burl. The edge is ground very thin and is a pure slicer.  Will be finishing this up shortly.

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Fishing/Boning knife
Fishing/Boning knife

carbon fiber and green g10 laminate handle. Steel is AEB-L. This is a stout blade that will hold up to a rough life at sea or in the kitchen.  Some some hand sanding left to do before this one is finished.

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Claw Utility #2
Chisel Ground Utility
ironwoodmakersmark.jpg
1095 and OOSIK
Kitchen parer/ boning knife
Sharpfinger inspired with jade G10
Sandpaper Mountain
7" drop point
20131230_104901_zps269d5c0a.jpg
Fishing/Boning knife
20131230_104826_zps3278d1da.jpg
Claw Utility #2

I was asked by a customer to make a few changes to my original utility claw. Longer blade, wider coil, and some jimping on top for extra grip while wearing gloves. This one in CPM-3V and G10.

Chisel Ground Utility

Blade Steel: AEB-L Stainless

Thickness: .110

Overall Length: 7" 

Hardened to RC60 by Peters Heat Treating, INC.

Bevels: 36" Radius Chisel Grind. Belt Finish.

Edge: 20° micro bevel honed on an 8000 grit water-stone

Handle: .09 Thick White G10  base with Red G10 pinstripe and .187 contoured Black G10 grips.  

Fittings/Fasteners: Stainless pins and West Systems Marine Epoxy.

1095 and OOSIK

Aldo's 1095 High Carbon Steel.

Professionally Hardened to RC58 by Peter's in PA.

Full Tang Construction. Overall length is 8", steel is .140 thick. Distal taper along spine.

 Bevels are done on a 36" radius platen.  This geometry mimics the large stone wheels of old. 

Naval Brass Pins and West Systems Marine Epoxy.

Ancient Walrus Oosik and blue G10 liners.

Kitchen parer/ boning knife

.100 thick AEB-L Stainless Steel.

RC hardness: 60 with Cryogenic temper.

African Blackwood handle with white G10 pinstripe. SS fittings.

west sytems marine epoxy.  

Sharpfinger inspired with jade G10

Blade Steel: Aldo's 1095

Thickness: .156

Overall Length: 8" 

Hardened to RC58 by Peters Heat Treating, INC.

Bevels: 36" Radius Hollow Grind.  Belt Finish

Handle: Jade Green G10.  

Fittings: Stainless pins. West Systems Marine Epoxy. 

Sandpaper Mountain
7" drop point

plenty of belly on this .1 thick AEB-L full tang knife. Handles are stabilized madrone burl. The edge is ground very thin and is a pure slicer.  Will be finishing this up shortly.

Fishing/Boning knife

carbon fiber and green g10 laminate handle. Steel is AEB-L. This is a stout blade that will hold up to a rough life at sea or in the kitchen.  Some some hand sanding left to do before this one is finished.

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