A gardening knife I designed and made for Glücklich Gärtnern. A personal blog about the happiness from gardening. The blade is bent to make it easier to cut plants or roots. The handle is made out of one of the last parts I had of our old apple tree. The edge has a pretty sharp scandi grind. This knife is the first I heat treated in my new forge.Continue reading “Gardening Knife: Glücklich Gärtnern”
A bowie knife with two part handle and a secondary steel piece between index and middle finger. The handle is secured with additional pins. The handle is made of apple wood of our lovely small apple tree, that broke in winter 2017 to 2018 under heavy snow. The blade has a mix of polished surface on the bevels and a scratch pattern on the flat parts of the blade.Continue reading “Bowie knife with hidden tang: Andy”
When I built my first hidden tang knife, I needed a tool to sew out the slot, where the tang would fit into the wood. As I had nothing that worked, I built one myself.
I called it a hidden tang handle saw (HTHS) as a joke on Instagram.
Until then I only had done full tang knives where two handle scales are glued to the sides of the blade. I had seen some videos of my favorite knifemakers how they make knives where the tang is not visible and the wood of the handle goes all around the steel that reaches inside the grip.Continue reading “Making a hidden tang knife”