1. Week 43of the BladeForums.com Year of Giveaways is live! Enter to win a Spyderco C243PBK Edela + Misc Prize Pack

    Click here to enter the drawing for your chance to win a Spyderco Endela + Misc Prize Pack , Bladeforums.com swag or memberships!
    Be sure to read the rules before entering, and help us decide next week's giveaway by hitting the poll in that thread!

    Entries will close at 11:59PM Saturday, Oct 26 ; winners will be drawn on Sunday @ 5pm on our Youtube Channel: TheRealBladeForums. Bonus prizes will be given during the livestream!


    Questions? Comments? Post in the discussion thread here
  2. Week 42 drawing for the BladeForums.com 20th Anniversary Year of Giveaways live stream, going on from 5-6PM eastern!!
    Tune in to our YouTube Channel, http://www.youtube.com/TheRealBladeforums, we'll be drawing winners for BladeForums.com merchandise & the grand prize:
    an Kizer Vanguard V4516A1 Domin Folding Knife & Ka-Bar Dozier Folding Hunter , along with BladeForums branded gear!

    Additional prize(s) will be awarded to people in the livestream chat, so watch for your chance to win bonus prize(s)

hoarn2

Discussion in 'Custom & Handmade Knives' started by ilknives, Sep 9, 2019.

  1. ilknives

    ilknives

    107
    Oct 19, 2017
    DEF09566-3A1F-47D1-90F4-46879A29115A.jpeg This is the first successful stainless forge weld I have made a knife from!! Its outer cladding is N690 and the core 1095.

    It is the brother of hoarn (this word is Frisian for horn: buffalo and ram in this case). It was supposed to be finished at the same time, however, I tried making a smooth push button for opening the blade but it did not work so the blade had to go back through annealing etc. so I could cut in the grip grooves (fine jimping). Works now, but of course there was a slight bend to take care of as well after the re-heat treating, caused I guess, from stress built up during the grinding (I grind post heat treat).

    It is 6mm (0,23 inch) longer than hoarn OAL but the materials are the same, these horn scales, on Ebony laminates, have a satin finish and the anodising on the titanium was done at 3V higher so it is a lighter blue.

    Thanks for looking!

    Ig
     
    coldsteelburns, Dawkind and seanj like this.
  2. Hengelo_77

    Hengelo_77 Basic Member Basic Member

    Mar 2, 2006
    I realy like the way you taper your knives
     
    ilknives likes this.
  3. Dawkind

    Dawkind Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 3, 2000
    Another great folder.... :)
     
    ilknives likes this.

Share This Page