Monthly Archives: April 2014

“Homage to the Gator Gods” Art Basket

The making of “Homage to the Gator Gods” Art Basket Recently, I was reminded of this little tutorial I posted on a carving forum back in 2007, and thought it would be nice to add it to the resources page. … Continue reading

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Thor’s Hammer – Mjolnir Pendant

I’ve been finishing up preparations for showing at the 1st Annual Seattle International Knife Show, and it turned out I had a few hours left over, so I decided to make a small Thor’s Hammer pendant in steel and silver, with … Continue reading

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Dragonsbane Poniard – Part 10 – Finished

Thank goodness it’s finally finished!  The “Dragonsbane Poniard” is engraved and carved 1045 carbon steel, with 24 karat gold inlays, carved copper crossguard, 22 inches overall length, and a huge pain to carve and engrave. This was one of those … Continue reading

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Dragonsbane Poniard – Part 9 – The Pile of Skulls

I finished the gold inlay for the eyes, and began carving the pile of skulls just below the dragon pommel (she’s been really hungry lately…)  After transferring my design, I engraved all the lines (above). Above, from left to right, … Continue reading

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Dragonsbane Poniard – Part 8 – The Dragon

Today was working on the dragon’s throat.  I began (above) by engraving large armored plates on the dragons’s throat – on the left is a side view, and on the right is the view from below. Of course, since the … Continue reading

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