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Discussion in 'HHH Custom Knives' started by HHH Knives, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. HHH Knives

    HHH Knives Founding Member

    Kiritsuke style custom knife I have been working on this week.

    First etch. after about many hours of work on the stones today Mammoth tooth a Ktip custom 030 (800x533).jpg Mammoth tooth a Ktip custom 027 (800x533).jpg Mammoth tooth a Ktip custom 025 (800x534).jpg ..

  2. WildBoar

    WildBoar Founding Member Contributor

    Very nice Damascus work by Jr.! Is this a true single bevel?
  3. cheflarge

    cheflarge Founding Member

  4. HHH Knives

    HHH Knives Founding Member

    This one i a double bevel. :)
  5. HHH Knives

    HHH Knives Founding Member

    Chef.. Glad to see ya found the new forum.
  6. cheflarge

    cheflarge Founding Member

    Me to, brother. Seems like a lot of good things going on here.
  7. HHH Knives

    HHH Knives Founding Member

    OK, Plans changed on this blade. after all was said and done. I was not happy with how it preformed. SO. Ill be starting this order over, from scratch. Reforging the damascus and re making this blade as a true single bevel!! Im very happy about this. BUT that leaves me with this blade. Its currently a double bevel and doesnt have very much taper in the blade. SO Im gona head out to the shop and do what I call a design modification. Meaning Im gona remove steel here and there until it become a cutting tool.. :) Then ist gona be AVAILABLE. :D

    More pictures to come..
  8. gavination

    gavination Founding Member

    Looking forward to seeing it! Sorry it didn't quite go as planned though!
  9. HHH Knives

    HHH Knives Founding Member

    Thanks. I just came in from working on this and So far I have not had to modify the blade profile. I have however. Tapered the blade from the heel to the tip. and turned it into a R handed single bevel. This one may work for this custom order after all? Not counting on it quite yet. BUT its looking GOOD and I can already tell. Its gonna cut like a laser!
  10. gavination

    gavination Founding Member

    Aww. I was looking forward to potentially picking this up as the eventual double bevel! :lol2:

    But if you can salvage it, all the better! That tip is just out of this world gorgeous! I can't stop looking at it!
  11. HHH Knives

    HHH Knives Founding Member

    The tip will look the same and it will be a BA! single bevel. :)

    Hit me on PM or email and lets talk about handle materials and price. I already spoke with my client and he wants me to start over and adjust a few other things. SO It looks like its gona be available.
  12. HHH Knives

    HHH Knives Founding Member

    I just finalized and finished the Ura :D
  13. HHH Knives

    HHH Knives Founding Member

    WHOO HOO!! Its to around 3K on the stones currently and is looking amazing if I do say so myself. ;)

    I did make a slight design modification. from original profile to now. I adjusted the tip position, raised it a little from where it was originally.

    I know its gona make it a better cutter overall.
  14. HHH Knives

    HHH Knives Founding Member

    DANG IT. Knife making can be a cruel and wicked mistress!

    After all was said and done. and the work I did today on this blade. I found a problem and will have to go back to design modification.. lol Long story short. I gota make a few changes. and or scrap this blade and move on with something else.

    What a BUZZ KILL!
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2014
  15. Spaz

    Spaz Founding Member

    All is not lost, finish it up and sell it to me at a huge discount! :thumb
  16. gavination

    gavination Founding Member

    Hey! That's my line!

    Sorry to hear that Randy! What happened?
  17. HHH Knives

    HHH Knives Founding Member

    REDESIGN!! OK this may be the single sharpest blade I have ever made! Single bevel with Ura makes for a SICK edge. Re design 018 (800x533).jpg Re design 017 (800x533).jpg Re design 012 (800x533).jpg Re design 011 (800x533).jpg Re design 004 (800x533).jpg Re design 003 (800x533).jpg

    Yes its shorter in height then the original. and the OAL is 255mm rather then 270. BUT its gona be a awesome cutter.
    And I didnt have to stick it in the WALL OF SHAME!! :D
  18. gavination

    gavination Founding Member

    This double forum thing confuses me. I think I commented already, but it's so jaw dropping, it deserves another. You're making me want to sell a kidney Randy.
  19. cclin

    cclin Founding Member

    Randy, this is the first time I've ever seen your single bevel knife. very impressive!! Could you take a picture of choil shots??
  20. HHH Knives

    HHH Knives Founding Member

    Here is it B4 I did the final polishing and etch.


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