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Tilted Earth – Making the Knife – Part 3 – The rest of the piece.

The rest of the piece is the tie in.  I started by consuming a nice bottle of 2013 Lan Pai.  I really should have saved this bottle for a couple more years, but…  my will power isn’t that strong. Using a pitch and angle meter,  I make marks at 21 degrees – the tilt of the […]

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Tilted Earth -Making the Knife – Part 2 – Let’s Git ‘er dun

The knife has come back from Heat-Treat and it is time to get to work.  First, we are going to taper the tang.  This is a full length exposed tang knife. This just means  that the blade runs all the way through the handle and can be seen all around it.  Tapering the tang reduces weight […]

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Tilted Earth – Making the Knife – Part 1 – Getting ready for heat-treat.

My Webmaster – Kurt really strongly suggested that I do this as a “blog” post.  I wanted it as a page instead but he turned out to be right.  At least WordPress makes it easy to change between the two.  This series will be a photo intensive journey into making the Tilted Earth Donation Knife. […]

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