Pipe Hawk #2

Discussion in 'Custom & Handmade Knives' started by John M Cohea, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. John M Cohea

    John M Cohea

    Oct 24, 2007
    Just finished this one for acustomer.As stated, it is my second pipe, witht he head forgedfrom 1 1/2 O1 drill rod. OAL on the head is around 8', and about 20"on the haft. Cutting edge is 3", and the head has been carved, textured, and heavily aged.Haft is curly maple, and features a hammered copper band and ornament, copper tacks, rawhide wraps and a stag mouth piece and cleanout stopper.Cap is deep etch wagon wheel wrought with a copper underlay, and the headcover is rawhide over veg-tan. For all that thought I ahd forgot how to forge a drifted eye hawk, here's proof I still can:D

  2. cherokee tj

    cherokee tj

    Aug 13, 2008
    one of the nices ones I've seen
  3. peterinct


    Dec 13, 1999
    That IS nice John. I like it very much. The texturing looks great as does the stag mouthpiece and cleanout plug.

  4. mohd


    Jun 3, 1999
    Another of your great work and it looks extra beautiful with the texture finish :thumbup:

    IMHO it should be just 8" on the head .. and I know it's just a typo, John :D

  5. RogerP

    RogerP Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 28, 2002
    I really like this one a lot John - it's beautiful and has tons of character. Keep up the great work.

    Last edited: Aug 24, 2010
  6. Mark Knapp

    Mark Knapp Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Dec 20, 2009
    nice job John
  7. tvandeventer


    Oct 5, 2006
    Whoa! Beautiful and looks old. Great piece.:thumbup:



    Terry Vandeventer
    ABS MS
  8. D lisch

    D lisch

    Aug 27, 2007
    very nice John Thanks for posting it I really like seeing your work
  9. uplndshooter


    Jun 9, 2010
    John- Nice!!! I really like it. I have a major Hawk addiction. Both my Dad and Uncle were into Hawks in the 70's. I grew up throwing Hawks in the back yard. Pipe Hawks are among my favorite.... Great Job....
  10. butchesforge


    Nov 16, 2005
    Very good looking hawk John,great job:thumbup::thumbup:Regards Butch
  11. Kevin Jones

    Kevin Jones Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 28, 2006
    One of the nicest I have seen.
    Love your selection and artistic utilization of materials.

    Do you test, or smoke them before sending them out? ;) :)
  12. Dusty One

    Dusty One Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 12, 2004
    Great looking piece....Nice work !
  13. John M Cohea

    John M Cohea

    Oct 24, 2007
    Thanks everyone! Yeah mohd. it is a typo.And 8' head would be a little difficult to tote:DKevin, back in my younger years you could'nt have kept me from smoking a bowl through it:DI leave that task to the customer now!
  14. Stuart Willis

    Stuart Willis

    Nov 6, 2006
    Another nice one John. Great work.

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