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North to BLADE Show

Hit the road at 5:30. The sunrise was great. Wilson

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Off to BLADE Show 2018

Here’s my ride to BLADE Show 2018. I bought this Dodge Challenger new last year. I’ll be tooling around the show floor wearing my SWAT knife in that kydex sheath I recent made. BLADE Show inspired me to start making … Continue reading

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Making a Kydex Sheath and Paddle

In preparation for BLADE Show 2018, I needed a wearable sheath for my SWAT Knife. The original sheath I had made had no real provision for mounting. I had to do something soon since BLADE is close and I wanted … Continue reading

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BLADE Show 2018 is Imminent!

As an amateur knifemaker and sometime writer, I am stoked that BLADE Show 2018 is less than a month from now. This year, BLADE Show will open up 25,000 new square feet of exhibit space and add 200 more exhibitors … Continue reading

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Lil’ Scrappy Friction Folder

Whew, this was quite the project. I had a scrap of Alabama Damascus that was too short for a fixed blade knife. My thought was to turn it into a simple folding knife. I would name it “Lil’ Scrappy.” Sounded … Continue reading

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My Pocket Kiridashi 2.0

Okay, I was not super happy with My Pocket Carry Kiridashi. It was a bit too chunky and irritated my thigh when wearing the business casual attire that is my daily dress. I liked the idea of the knife, though, … Continue reading

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The SWAT Knife Revisited

A few years ago, I wrote an article about a knife I made to carry for SWAT. Since rekindling the knifemaking hobby again last year, I decided to construct another blade, this one as a homage to my two decades … Continue reading

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