Monthly Archives: July 2014

William Henry “Engraved Longhorn Beetle Knife” Part 3

Time to begin carving the beetle.  I started by engraving parallel cuts between the legs, leaving a little metal at the edge of the inlay pocket.  I don’t want to cut into the pocket and weaken the grip on the shibuichi. … Continue reading

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William Henry “Engraved Longhorn Beetle Knife” Part 2

Installing the Shibuichi Pocket Inlay Today is all about getting the shibuichi inlay into the stainless steel scales.  As far as I’m concerned, this is the make it or break it phase.  If I should fail to get the inlay … Continue reading

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William Henry “Engraved Longhorn Beetle Knife” Part 1

Well, after finishing up the little copper overlay titanium owl pendant, I’m back into the swing of things to begin my next William Henry (www.williamhenry.com) commission, a small B10 model folding knife. I started by engraving the basic layout of … Continue reading

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