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PostPosted: 10 Jul 2007 22:10
by Brewerkel
Very interesting interpretation of that style. I like it! 8)

PostPosted: 10 Jul 2007 22:12
by Monster Zero
I like it too Fab!

PostPosted: 10 Jul 2007 23:37
by admin
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PostPosted: 11 Jul 2007 02:39
by Angel S.
Fab wrote:Thanks James BTW. If things are not too bad with my knee it might even be finished by the end of the month.

Here are average pics of the latest roundel, I'll try to get better ones soon :

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All hand made in the same unknown steel as some other knives I made, differential temper (it would show if you etch the blade), mild steel fittings, oak wood, brass inlays & rivets, fileworked handle edges (will show on other pics) ; scabbard is veg tanned leather all hand-worked and a bit seasoned, and mild steel end.

It will be available at about 280-300 euros.


Oh THAT is nice! I'm going to pass that around.

More new stuff (sort of)

PostPosted: 25 Jul 2007 18:28
by Fab
Primitive Balithom :

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Mild steel 'flintknap' textured U-shaped handles, latchless. 1075 steel wharncliff blade, clay-quenched (see the lineon the pic), tempered to yellow. OAL 255 mm open, 145 mm folded, 110 * 25 mm blade. And man, does it cut.

This is a 318 g beast. I sense many bruised knuckles and fingers ahead.

I wanted it to be sturdy and organic/primitive-looking, and I'm not too unhappy, though there are still a few scratches here and there.

I can't remember if you wanted a sheath for this one, Thom ? If so, tell me ASAP.

If I was to make another one similar to this, it would be in the 300 euros range.




Different, and available for sale at about 120 euros (haggling is possible still) :

A Faërie folder :
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Blade is an old file, full quench and tempered to brown, handle is oak, inlays are brass. OAL 299 m, 118 * 20 mm blade, 200 mm when folded. Will make a custom matching sheath for an extra 30-40 euros depending on the complexity of the design.
Given the time it took, a price of 200 to 250 euros would be more reasonable for this model - this is a special offer.

PostPosted: 25 Jul 2007 18:31
by J Marwood
Both very lovely Fab. If only I had more money!

PostPosted: 25 Jul 2007 18:35
by Monster Zero
Wow!

They both look great!

Yes to the sheathe please!

Horizontal belt carry.

PostPosted: 25 Jul 2007 18:39
by Fab
OK mister. Will start working on it tomorrow. Any fancy carving on it ?

PostPosted: 25 Jul 2007 18:44
by Monster Zero
If you'd like, plain is fine though if it's too much of a big deal.

PostPosted: 07 Aug 2007 02:44
by swordflasher
I love that Faërie folder!

PostPosted: 07 Aug 2007 10:39
by Stevie T
swordflasher wrote:I love that Faërie folder!


Most definately!

If you happen to make anymore of these please let me know as I would be most interested.

PostPosted: 12 Aug 2007 02:13
by Fab
It could happen that I *might* be making something similar...


In the meantime, here's a little thing I finished today :

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Old file blade, differential HT (you can see a very sublte line) tempered to yellow, oak handle with brass inlays. Can't give you dimensions, as its new owner picked it up this afternoon.

PostPosted: 18 Aug 2007 19:15
by Fab
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These two knives have been sold. 55 euros each, as planned.

PostPosted: 18 Aug 2007 23:05
by bigdummy
Beautiful knives Fab

Do you ship to the USA? How much for a roundel or a medieval type dagger?

PostPosted: 18 Aug 2007 23:42
by Monster Zero
Beautiful work Fab.

PostPosted: 19 Aug 2007 00:06
by Fab
I don't see why I wouldn't.

I can't ask less than 200 euros for a simple roundel dagger, the price may vary according to the complexity and technicality of the object.

Thing is, I can't take orders at the moment. Unless a miracle happens.

PostPosted: 19 Aug 2007 19:16
by bigdummy
Let me know when that changes

PostPosted: 19 Aug 2007 22:07
by Patrick Williams
Yeah, fab. Let us know when your desk clears. You wannna stick?

PostPosted: 19 Aug 2007 23:37
by Fab
You guys will be the first to know, I promise. It's not that my backlog is *that* big (only one year late on some orders), but the times ahead are certainly going to be quite full, with the PhD thing and the new baby and all...

PostPosted: 23 Aug 2007 16:25
by admin
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Just though people needed to be reminded of this again :)