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Nessmuk inspired knife

Bionic

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Hello all. This is the culmination of my latest project (bar the sheath). As per the title it’s based around the Nessmuk style knifes, this specimen is shaped from 3mm thick O1 tool steel. The cutting edge is approximately 5 inches long and the total length is 9 inches. I’ve forced a gentle patina on to the blade and the scales are home made hessian mircarta with red liners and carbon fibre pins. I’m still debating what style of sheath to go for but it will be a leather design of some kind that hopefully I’ll be able to knock up over the coming evenings.
Thanks for looking. James :)

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Ark79

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Favourite one so far mate:thumbsup: love the shape :D

If I may! A little constructive criticism. Maby stop the bevel 5 or so mill before the finger guard and extend The wood round the finger guard more:D...more of a personal preference than criticism lol. Still it’s a stunning knife :thumbsup:

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Bionic

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I found time to make up a sheath for the Nessmuk over the last few evenings and this is what I’ve come up with. In all honesty I’m not overly keen on the styling of it but having used the knife plus sheath over the weekend I’m happy that it does the job and in some ways it’s nice not worrying about knocking it about a bit (hence the dings at the top already :eek:_O: ). I’d be interested to hear peoples thoughts particularly on the sheath and suggestions for a more apt style for the knife would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks for looking :)
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Joecole

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I found time to make up a sheath for the Nessmuk over the last few evenings and this is what I’ve come up with. In all honesty I’m not overly keen on the styling of it but having used the knife plus sheath over the weekend I’m happy that it does the job and in some ways it’s nice not worrying about knocking it about a bit (hence the dings at the top already :eek:_O: ). I’d be interested to hear peoples thoughts particularly on the sheath and suggestions for a more apt style for the knife would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks for looking :)
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If it works mate then it has to be right