Lock back whittler

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Lock back whittler

Postby Craigb » Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:12 am

Trying out the photo posting again.

CPM-154 blades and springs integral 416 liners and bolsters with stag.
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Re: Lock back whittler

Postby montemojo » Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:00 am

Thats a beautiful knife Craig, were you not satisfied with your old pics? If so, what did you change? Those pics are great!


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Re: Lock back whittler

Postby Craigb » Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:41 am

Thanks Monte.

In the past I posted photos from photobucket. This is the first time trying out the up loading here.

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Re: Lock back whittler

Postby XxTestedxX » Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:31 pm

wow, I need me one of those.

do you make them?

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Re: Lock back whittler

Postby edge213 » Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:45 pm

Wow Craig, that is beautiful!!
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Re: Lock back whittler

Postby XX Case XX » Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:32 pm

The knife and the photos are both very nice... ::nod::

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Re: Lock back whittler

Postby Craigb » Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:24 pm

Thank you everyone. I made this one for the show in Kansas City two years ago.

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Re: Lock back whittler

Postby QTCut5 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:32 pm

That is a gorgeous work of art.

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Re: Lock back whittler

Postby Ivoryman » Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:37 pm

Wow you got the drool kicking in with that one. Great stag, pattern, file work, blades, wow is all I can say. And aaaaaaaa, can I get on that list? I'll wait whatever it takes. Name your price man, just give me a chance to get one of those beauties, I'm dying here. I neeeeeeeeeeeeeeeed it. Like you can't even begin to imagine. Pleeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaase, pretty pleeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaase?
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Re: Lock back whittler

Postby btrwtr » Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:32 am

Beautiful work!
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Re: Lock back whittler

Postby kootenay joe » Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:38 am

Craig i have been an admirer of your work for some years. It was on BF that i was seeing your knives but i have never seen one available; i.e. when someone has a C.Brewer knife, they don't sell it.
Your LB Whittler looks every bit as fine as a Tony Bose example of this difficult to make pattern. This puts you at the very top of the knife makers who make traditional pattern knives.
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Re: Lock back whittler

Postby Craigb » Wed Apr 26, 2017 3:36 am

Thank you again everyone, I appreciate the complements.

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Re: Lock back whittler

Postby glennbad » Wed Apr 26, 2017 3:16 pm

How did I miss this? What a beauty! I am impressed with your fit of the shield in the stag, it can be tough to set those well without it looking clunky. Guess it has as much to do with the stag itself that's used.

Beautiful work!

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Re: Lock back whittler

Postby orvet » Wed May 03, 2017 4:05 pm

I missed it too Glenn!
That is beautiful! From the picture the fit and finish appears impeccable! Cutting the back of stag to fit the bolsters is always much more difficult than sending off the top for the stag. Very nice and precise work.

There is only one thing I miss on that knife is brass liners.
To my personal taste brass always adds some warmth to a knife, especially with stag handles.

Your outstanding execution of the design and your flawless F/F makes up for the missing brass, to me.
Excellent work, thanks for sharing! ::tu::
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