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C Smith Knives, some of my handiwork

Discussion in 'Tristone Bladesmithing' started by Chadd Smith, May 30, 2015.

  1. 20150411_160209.jpg 20150411_160223.jpg 20150411_160236.jpg 20150411_160245.jpg IMG_20150517_124847.jpg IMG_20150517_125300.jpg 20150127_121120.jpg 20150127_121154.jpg 20150127_121210.jpg 20150127_121229.jpg 20150127_121313.jpg 20150109_124926.jpg 20150109_125007.jpg 20150109_125038.jpg G'day, I've been a maker for about 15months, only been selling knives for about four months. Still have alot to learn, and I am pedantic about my heat treat and testing of my knives. I have a few examples of some work I have completed over the last six months.

    Knife 1: Ham knife - 28cm blade, AEB-L. Casurina Birdseye handle, Black G10 Liners, flexible.

    Knife 2: Carving knife - AEB-L, Ringed Gidgee handle, Black G10 Liners.

    Knife 3: Standard kitchen knife - AEB-L, Black and Orange G10.

    Knife 4: My first custom order - 52100, double bolster, rear with a bottle opener, silky oak with Orange G10 liners.

    I have since made some eastern blades I will upload soon.

    Any advice would we welcome.

    Cheers,
    Chadd.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 23, 2015
  2. CrisAnderson27

    CrisAnderson27 Professional Craftsman

    Good looking knives. I particularly like the handle work on the carving knife.

    I really need to get ahold of some of that ringed gidgee lol.

    How''s the last knife balance? That handle looks like it could out smash a warhammer lol.
     
  3. Probably could, the guy who wanted it liked the bolster look and we were joking around doing bottle openers so... It is not a pro chef knife, but it is an awesome talking point knife and isnt weighted too badly. Put it this way, it wont break.
     
  4. Thanks for the compliments though :D
     
  5. MotoMike

    MotoMike Founding Member

    Very nice knives Chadd. That black micarta with orange liners looks the business.
     
  6. chefcomesback

    chefcomesback Founding Member

    Show the Gyutos please ;)
     
  7. James

    James smarter then your average duck Founding Member Gold Contributor

    Geee, Cris necert offered me a bottle opener as a choice....

    Great stuff, and congratulations I believe that is our first ham knife shown on Fora
     
  8. CrisAnderson27

    CrisAnderson27 Professional Craftsman

    Any time!!

    Gyuto?? :)

    Hey, you never said anything about a bottle opener!! Your knife hasn't shipped yet, I could always make a new handle for it.

    :jump
     
  9. chefcomesback

    chefcomesback Founding Member

    San mai gyuto he is hiding !!!!
     
  10. James

    James smarter then your average duck Founding Member Gold Contributor

    they should no be hidden, i wants me some San mai
     

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