Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

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Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by Jeffinn » Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:57 am

I was putting ivory colored jigged bone handles on this Camillus and when it was done I just didn’t like it. So I disassembled it (again), removed the bone handles and decided to try adding a little color to them by lightly torching them.
They turned out better than I thought. Next time I need to be a little more consistent with the heat application. It’s something I’ll definitely try again. Still gotta do a little more cleanup and polishing on the bolsters but the handles look pretty decent;
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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by Reverand » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:25 am

That looks good!
I didn't know that bone would toast like that, only stag.
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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by Quick Steel » Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:07 am

You achieved a very nice look. ::tu::
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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by Tony_Wood » Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:42 am

Jeff, the scales look great toasted.
They look like the perfect marshmallow. Not burnt, just crispy.
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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by nchappy1 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:21 am

You did a great job on that 23 , looks very nice!

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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by FRJ » Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:26 am

Nice job, that 23 is a great knife.
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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by orvet » Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:09 am

Normally I am not a fan of a tourched finished, but that truly looks nice. Nice job! ::tu::
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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by Doc B » Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:35 pm

Nice looking 23, Jeff!!! ::tu:: ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by Meridian_Mike » Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:00 pm

WOW... those handles look great Jeff!
Great job on bringing out some contrast! I LIKE!!

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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by doglegg » Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:06 pm

Jeff did you notice that you only got compliments and not encouragements? That says something to the quality of your work. Great job in turning out a very desirable knife. ::nod:: ::nod:: ::tu:: ::tu::

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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by jerryd6818 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:10 pm

The Artisan is always much more critical of his work than everyone else. Such is the case here. Excellent job. As I've said many times, the #23 is a great pallet for the knife customizers art.
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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by Jeffinn » Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:54 pm

Thanks everyone!
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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by WillyCamaro » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:02 am

I agree with Jerry, Jeff. You did a splendid with this un ::tu:: ::nod:: . Your torching job is a good as the master cutlers from Solingen Germany, GEC, S&M, ect. I think you have hit the point in your knife customizing that your work matches "THE MASTER" :wink: :mrgreen: . And what you are selling it for is extremely reasonable, IMHO.
Again great job, and congrats for "hitting it" ::tu::
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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by Jeffinn » Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:58 pm

WillyCamaro wrote:I agree with Jerry, Jeff. You did a splendid with this un ::tu:: ::nod:: . Your torching job is a good as the master cutlers from Solingen Germany, GEC, S&M, ect. I think you have hit the point in your knife customizing that your work matches "THE MASTER" :wink: :mrgreen: . And what you are selling it for is extremely reasonable, IMHO.
Again great job, and congrats for "hitting it" ::tu::
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Re: Camillus 23 with Ivory Jigged Bone - Toasted

Post by Colonel26 » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:41 am

Great job Jeff. Like has been said, I'm not a real big fan of toasted stag. But that toasted bone looks real nice. Very nice. That's a real looker.
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