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Pair of Coffin Handles

Discussion in 'Custom & Handmade Knives' started by Jason Fry, Sep 3, 2019.

  1. Jason Fry

    Jason Fry

    Jun 5, 2008
    The ragweed these days is kicking my butt. Been sneezing alot, so I figured I'd do some coffin as well. Spent the better part of the long weekend sneezing and working on these two blades, both custom orders. One is a 99 layer multi-bar opposing twist Damascus with a fine piece of mesquite burl. The other is a more utilitarian forged 1084 with natural canvas micarta. I've done six or seven coffin handles and finally feel like I have the process down. Lots of measurements involved in keeping things symmetrical and in making the pin placement look right.

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  2. Lorien

    Lorien Moderator Moderator

    Dec 5, 2005
    nice work! I like your take on the coffin shape, looks ergonomic and effective
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  3. AVigil

    AVigil Adam Vigil knifemaker working the grind Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Platinum Member

    Feb 17, 2009
    The coffin handle is my favorite on a Bowie. Great work
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  4. BladeScout

    BladeScout Basic Member Basic Member

    May 16, 2010
  5. Dawkind

    Dawkind Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 3, 2000
    Outstanding my friend....both are superb but that Damascus is so fine. :)
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