First Engraved Knife

Posted on Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 8:38 pm under Engraving.

First Engraved Large Nomad

First Engraved Large Nomad

This is the Large Nomad with the pattern engraved onto the blade.  The backround has been removed on the front of the bolster but the rear has not. It is a long and pain staking process to relieve the backround but the end result is well worth it.

Engraving complete

Engraving completeThis is a closeup of the completed bolster. The engraving must style must fit the knife design. The Nomad was a perfect fit for the Thistle leaves. Nomad Total Package

The completed knife.  My first engraving project
Large Nomad fixed blade
Blade: 52100
Bolsters: 416 stainless 
Engraved by Kirk Rexroat
Handle: Desert Ironwood Burl
Tapered tang and Dovetailed bolster

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