Who's into S & M?

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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby bdev » Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:36 pm

SteelMyHeart85420 wrote:::facepalm:: sigh....I thought I was slowing down, had what I wanted, yadda, yadda....but, I NEED something with a Wharncliffe. Love the look of that blade profile, does it perform to par, i.e, cutting/ slicing/ stabbing, whittling/ carving, hold an edge, etc. ?


Risner has a good selection of Queen knives with Wharncliffe blades. Check it out their Sway back selection....


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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby bigbore » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:28 pm

Granddaddy Barlow Lightning strike wood

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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby Railsplitter » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:48 pm

bigbore wrote:Granddaddy Barlow Lightning strike wood

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I like it! I've had an interest in the Lightning Strike Wood ever since they released them. Just haven't pulled the trigger on one yet. Good looking knife!
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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby QTCut5 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:24 am

Lots of individual character in the Lightening Strike Wood handles.
Here's my Swayback Jack #01

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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby kootenay joe » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:01 am

Do you know how the wood is made to look burnt & fissured ? Are there actually fissures in the surface (like crevasse in a glacier) ?
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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby Railsplitter » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:27 am

kootenay joe wrote:Do you know how the wood is made to look burnt & fissured ? Are there actually fissures in the surface (like crevasse in a glacier) ?
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Ryan Daniels had some of these at his table in January and we talked about them a little. According to Ryan the wood starts out smooth. Then they zap it with a jolt of electricity to create the lightning strike effect.

I like it a lot and I would have bought one if he had one in a pattern that interested me.
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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby kootenay joe » Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:14 am

So, is the surface all 'flat' or are there fissures going down into the wood ? In pictures it looks as though there are deep fissures but this would trap dirt & debris so perhaps it is surface scarring that looks like fissures ?
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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby bigbore » Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:38 pm

Its deep in the wood (like jigged bone but finer)


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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby SteelMyHeart85420 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:11 pm

I really like the looks of that Lightning Strike wood

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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby QTCut5 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:16 pm

kootenay joe wrote:So, is the surface all 'flat' or are there fissures going down into the wood ? In pictures it looks as though there are deep fissures but this would trap dirt & debris so perhaps it is surface scarring that looks like fissures ?
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The fissures on my 01 do not appear to go any deeper into the wood than the larger areas of charred scarring. The charred fissures appear to follow some of the natural grain lines in the wood but seem fairly superficial...not like a crevasse that extends deep into ice. But, I can only tell you what I am able to observe on my particular knife's handle...I don't know if this is the case with all Lightening Strike Wood handles, YMMV.

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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby kootenay joe » Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:43 pm

Thanks Q. These L.S. wood handles remind me of mammoth handles. In pictures some mammoth appears to have a very uneven surface, like chicken pox on the face. But in person the mammoth surface is almost smooth, the 'pox' are not raised and the cracks have no depth. Probably this L.S. wood is similar.
Some irregularity aids with wet grip, but deep grooves, fissures would trap gunk which would rot making the knife fetid. Phun with words today !
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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby woodwalker » Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:32 am

Here is a Heavy Duty Jack File and Wire that I like alot. Thanks for looking.
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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby bdev » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:20 pm

Here's a nice one I just picked up. A Schatt & Morgan 042206 Teardrop EZ Open. ACSB (Amber Carved Stag Bone) handles.
Queen did a really nice job on the ACSB line.

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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby Quick Steel » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:31 pm

That's a real beauty and the fact that it is an E/O puts it over the top for me. ::ds::
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Re: Who's into S & M?

Postby Railsplitter » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:49 pm

Nice one, Bruno!
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