Custom Knives

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  1. Bino TWT

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    Hello all, I figured I'd stop in and say hi, since I've never posted in this sub-forum before. I teach Wing Tsun & JKD, and also study Kali Escrima. I also happen to be a bladesmith. Figured I'd share some pics of the custom Karambit I made for GM Rene Latosa.

    This particular blade is 440c high carbon stainless steel. Heat treated, cryogenic treated, and double tempered, with an HRS of 58-60. Kirinite handle scales, G10 liners and pins, and a Kydex sheath.
     
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    Looks good.
     
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    Very nice.
     
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  4. Bino TWT

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    Thanks guys!


    BTW, I saw a typo in my post, can't find the edit button and it's driving me crazy now lol... how do I fix that?
     
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    The option to edit your post goes away after a short while.
     
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    I'm picky about my knives. I am stuck into the classic Jim Bowie design with few exeptions. I havn't caught the karambitcraze that seams to have swept through the martial arts like the flu in a first grade classroom. However, you sir have tailored a beautiful piece of steel. I will now go put on a hat so I can tip it to you.
     
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  7. Brian R. VanCise

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    Nice!
     
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    Well I'm sure I could make something custom to your liking if and when you so decide. The Karambit is a personal favorite of mine because I'm trained to use it. I understand it's not for everyone. But I'm not a one trick pony; the possibilities are endless.
     

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