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    "You want a What kind of knife?"

    A commissioned knife I didn't want to make, but as ugly as it is, it works and works well. !2" blade filet knife from a vintage Disston hand saw blade. I don't enjoy stock removal blades and avoid them if possible. I enjoy the hammer and anvil, but this thing surprised me.

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    Edit: Blade is .035" thick, handle is bubinga with glued and peened brass pins. Extra scales are cut from DOT signs!
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    Very nice. I like your version of the Lansky sharpener!
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    I like the everything about that knife.
    It would have a permanent spot in my kit.
    I could break down a whole salmon in no time with that.
    I've a couple knives that I thought might be from old saw blades. Nothing that good looking. Great working arc on that blade.
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    Good looking filet knife. I'm sure the commissioner will be pleased with how it came out. I've done both stock removal and forged blades, forged is definitely more of a challenge for me. Stock removal is fine but I enjoy the challenge of forging a blade.

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    Beutiful.With a blade like that I could sit in the bow of my boat and filet my fish in the stern.
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    I like that knife, for certain tasks..............mainly Filleting.

    The blade is a bit thin, and too long for (my tastes) doing other tasks, but that's one fine looking Fillet Knife.........And I bet it will produce a nice long fillet cut on a Stripper or Blue.........

    I like your work, particularly, the sweep to the blade and the handle.............

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