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5 inch fulltang hunter 💥AVAILABLE 💥175aud
K245 carbon steel at 59hrc(tested)
Acid etched 
Blasted flats and 120g bevels
Stabalised mystery timber + copper pins

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190mm Honyaki Suji 💥Available💥
62hrc 1095 highcarbon

Beefwood + micarta from @mitchmadeau 
2.8mm at spine 
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210mm Chef in Nitro V stainless at 62hrc
Unknown stabalised timber + vintage micarta + stainless spacers.
Textured ferule

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Beefwood and custom orange micarta from @mitchmadeau .. Going on the Honyaki Suji

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Productive 5.5hrs..
9 blades profiled
3 x blades beveled
7 quenched 1 x death by water quench

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Productive 5.5hrs.. 9 blades profiled 3 x blades beveled 7 quenched 1 x death by water quench #obblades  #forged  #blade  #newy  #hot  #knife  #instachef  #prep  #line  #breakdown  #lineknife  #nakiri  #burl  #made  #saya  #takefu  #sanmai  #burl  #made  #saya  #takefu  #sanmai  #newcastle  #huntervalley  #frictionfolder  #handmadeknife  #wine  #local  #hunt  #deer  #sassafrass  #highcarbon  #acid  #chef  #breakdown  #lineknife  #nakiri  #burl  #made  #newy 
This Beautiful Gyuto is 💥AVAILABLE 💥$375AUD posted within Australia. 
See previous post for details.

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5 inch Full bellied Droppoint 💥AVAILABLE💥#hunter through tang
52100 @61hrc (tested) + acid etched
Western desert Rosewood💥👌👏 from @turningtimbers 
Hot fit stainless guard+handmade tangnut+carbon spacer

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180mm Gyuto 💥AVAILABLE 💥$385aud 
1095 . Differentially hardened @64hrc (tested)
Purpleheart + spalted Sassafrass

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Tall Petty / short Gyuto
💥AVAILABLE 💥325aud
150x50mm 1095, differentially hardened @62hrc (tested)
Stabalised tamarind and wenge.

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150mm Kiritsuke
1095 differentially hardened 
Difficult to capture..😞 #obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #takefu #sanmai #newcastle #huntervalley #frictionfolder #handmadeknife #handmade #winetime #1095 #hamon #petty
This was a really fun custom  build..
@chef_schred  had a few things he wanted and left the rest to me... patient bugger too....
Tools doing what tools do....earning
#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #takefu #sanmai #newcastle #huntervalley #handmade #wine #local #handmadeknife #1095
1095 water quenched Gyuto on it's way to hamontown 
This is the result of a heap of killed blades in the bin..heaps..
It's great to feel like all the trial is worth the effort
Still a long way to go yet but ..you get the idea 
#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #takefu #sanmai #newcastle #huntervalley #handmade #wine #local #handmadeknife #frictionfolder #hamon #highcarbon LLP
1095 water quenched Gyuto on it's way to hamontown This is the result of a heap of killed blades in the bin..heaps.. It's great to feel like all the trial is worth the effort Still a long way to go yet but ..you get the idea #obblades  #forged  #blade  #newy  #hot  #knife  #instachef  #prep  #line  #breakdown  #lineknife  #nakiri  #burl  #made  #saya  #takefu  #sanmai  #newcastle  #huntervalley  #handmade  #wine  #local  #handmadeknife  #frictionfolder  #hamon  #highcarbon  LLP
Another Rockwell test from yesterday's HT batch
2 full tang fillets in 12c27
Both @62hrc post temper

Nothing like refining your processes through hard work + testing + perserverence 
#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #takefu #sanmai #newcastle #huntervalley #handmade #wine #local #handmadeknife #fillet #fish
Water quenched and differentially  hardened 1095 @64.5hrc 
Oil at 63hrc
Post temper 
So glad I chased a hardness tester...
It really has been a massive part in refining my processes.

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Rough 240g hand finish on this 5inch dropper..
This is where I stop before guard and handle dry fit.. #obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #takefu #sanmai #newcastle #huntervalley #handmade #burl #made #droppoint #droppointhunter #hunt #deer
Last of the Available's 
5= SS clad vtoku2 
6+6= carbon clad vtoku2 
All textured..
$250au with your choice of finishing kit

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Honey Badger 💥Available 💥

Vtoku2  high carbon core stainless clad @62hrc
Pebble Grey G10 + copper+stainless pins + Stainless liners + leather back spacer.

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#foldingknife #edc #carry
3 Honey Badgers in the mix.
Left and centre sold..Right AVAILABLE 💥$250Au
You can pick finishing touches

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Baby Badger...
So tiny...never making another 
Takefu Vtoku-2 Stainless clad @ 62hrc 
Black G1 and stainless liners

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This little bloke on the bench..
Available when complete

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150mm Petty in
Takefu Vtoku-2 san mai 
Gidgee from @curlytimbers
Black acrylic from @dylancook1 
Really difficult to capture this finish..... #obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #takefu #sanmai #burl #made #newcastle #huntervalley #handmade #wine
It's easy to get caught up in technology..
But some times...files and elbow grease are the way to go.

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Honey Badger is a go..
1st batch of 6 will be $250au
3 left available 
All in Takefu ..Vtoku2 core san mai @61-2 hrc.
 Either stainless clad or the carbon clad you see here.
Essentially as you see #1 ⬆️ #frictionfolder #huntervalley #local #hunt 
#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #newy #maker #parer #nitrov #takefu #sanmai #edc #carry
A few cut tests..revised profile at tip and edge geo.. Now onto hand finishing...
💥AVAILABLE 💥 approx $350au dependent on materials
150mm Petty..Vtoku2 Damascus clad san mai.. #obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #mallee #finelife #bloodwood #machine #nitrov #takefu #sanmai #acid #breaks #clad
Still a bit to so on this handle but....👌👌👌
Timber from @murrill_and_son_forge .. #obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #takefu #sanmai #burl #made #newy #maker #parer #nitrov #ktip #brass #wood
150x35x3mm "petty/Honesuki" AVAILABLE 💥
Takefu carbon clad san mai
Very little distal taper
Rough 120grit....
#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #newy #maker #parer #nitrov #ktip #brass #gidgee #cheflife #wip #vtoku #takefu #sanmai
125mm/5 inch Droppoint in 52100 @61hrc Blued blade
Stabalised Sassafras from @bonaviablades + Copper guard and Red Deer antler 
I would love to build more Hunting blades...if you are keen shoot me a DM.

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #takefu #sanmai #burl #made #hunter #hunt #deer #sassafrass #highcarbon #52100
I've been working on my hot fit method in the background...
Happy to say..it's a go....
A little more refinement here. I wait until the blade is at finishing grit before I touch it again.

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #newy #maker #parer #nitrov #stainlesssteel #takefu #sanmai #burl #hinter #copper #squeezein
Interesting weekend...
52100 
125mm droppoint's
V.1 and V.2 both same profile..
V.1 with a more aggressive distal taper both 4mm at spine  with full height flat grinds and both came out of quench at 66 hrc and out of temper at 61..(after some wrestling)
V.2 taken V.1 available / mine if unclaimed @350au with your choice of finishing kit.

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #takefu #sanmai #burl #made #newy #droppointhunter #hunt #reddeer
Interesting weekend... 52100 125mm droppoint's V.1 and V.2 both same profile.. V.1 with a more aggressive distal taper both 4mm at spine with full height flat grinds and both came out of quench at 66 hrc and out of temper at 61..(after some wrestling) V.2 taken V.1 available / mine if unclaimed @350au with your choice of finishing kit. #obblades  #forged  #blade  #newy  #hot  #knife  #instachef  #prep  #line  #breakdown  #lineknife  #nakiri  #burl  #made  #saya  #takefu  #sanmai  #burl  #made  #newy  #droppointhunter  #hunt  #reddeer 
125mm Kids Gyuto commissioned by my 4yo Daughter 
4mm spine forged in K245 tempered back to 56hrc for a life of drops and smashes.
The main criteria were...rainbow handle + shiny bits and sharp...👌
Its sharp enough to cut safely but not so sharp that it's a hazard.
It went through some orange cordial prep tonight...== happy kid😄
Steel from @firepantsfab
Excellent handle material from @dylancook1

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #mallee #finelife #bloodwood #machine #nitrov #stainlesssteel #takefu #bohler #kidsthatcook #sharpish
125mm Kids Gyuto commissioned by my 4yo Daughter 4mm spine forged in K245 tempered back to 56hrc for a life of drops and smashes. The main criteria were...rainbow handle + shiny bits and sharp...👌 Its sharp enough to cut safely but not so sharp that it's a hazard. It went through some orange cordial prep tonight...== happy kid😄 Steel from @firepantsfab Excellent handle material from @dylancook1 #obblades  #forged  #blade  #newy  #hot  #knife  #instachef  #prep  #line  #breakdown  #lineknife  #nakiri  #burl  #made  #saya  #mallee  #finelife  #bloodwood  #machine  #nitrov  #stainlesssteel  #takefu  #bohler  #kidsthatcook  #sharpish 
Parer in Takefu Vtoku-2 stainless san mai
Blackbean + sassafras + aged brass bolster.
This could not have turned out better. I was going for a very specific look and feel,.....kind of "traditional..old .organic.."
I really enjoyed this build, a few new techniques for me and what I think is a great result.

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #takefu #sanmai #burl #made #saya #mallee #blackbean #sassfrass #parer #old #traditional
Parer in Takefu Vtoku-2 stainless san mai Blackbean + sassafras + aged brass bolster. This could not have turned out better. I was going for a very specific look and feel,.....kind of "traditional..old .organic.." I really enjoyed this build, a few new techniques for me and what I think is a great result. #obblades  #forged  #blade  #newy  #hot  #knife  #instachef  #prep  #line  #breakdown  #lineknife  #nakiri  #burl  #made  #saya  #takefu  #sanmai  #burl  #made  #saya  #mallee  #blackbean  #sassfrass  #parer  #old  #traditional 
Next on the bench..
125mm drop point hunter in 52100 shooting for 61 / 62hrc
4mm thick 
#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #highcarbon #hunter #droppoint #micarta #sassafrass
150mm Nakiri in NitroV @63hrc
Bloodwood + antler + wenge

Completes the pair

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #chef #breakdown #bevel #knivesofig #line #breakdown #nakiri #nitrov
170mm Suji in NitroV @63hrc
Bloodwood + Antler + Wenge

1st  in a 2 piece set ..waiting on its Nakiri sibling.. #obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #newy #maker #parer #nitrov #ktip #brass #suji #bloodwood #antler #set
#wip hot fit brass
Still a bit of finesse to go but it's exactly what I'm after for this blade.

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #newy #maker #parer #nitrov #ktip #brass #hotfit
Initial belt grind to 240g on this Vtoku-2 sanmai parer..
Quick etch to check core exposure etc.

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #mallee #finelife #bloodwood #machine #nitrov #stainlesssteel #takefu
Back when I was slinging pans for a living... #obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #takefu #sanmai #burl
Great to see my work being used to create memories for a lifetime @dean.levett 
#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #mallee #finelife #bloodwood #custompen
210mm Ktip in stainless 
NitroV @63hrc 600g satin 
Ringed Belah + leather + black poly 
Classic finish  and laser sharp 3k edge
Timber care of @curlytimbers

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #mallee #finelife #bloodwood #machine #nitrov #stainlesssteel #belah
Vtoku2 core stainless san mai kitchen scalpel
💥AVAILABLE 💥
64hrc 
Textured spine 
Looking forward to seeing what becomes of this.

#obblades #machine #blade #forged #highcarbon #vynilstencil #vynil #chef #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #newy #maker #parer #scalpel
Win some...lose some..
This block had a fault in it that wasn't visible until the oil hit it... Still took alot of force to break it open.

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #chef #breakdown #bevel #breaktime #ohsnap
Well well........ If you would like to.put your name to some of this...you know where to find me.. #obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #takefu #sanmai
Great to see my blades doing what they do best... @chef_schred enjoy Mate🤜

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #newy #maker #werkwerkwerk
175mm x 48mm Gyuto 
Nitro-V @63hrc
AVAILABLE ×💥💥$350AU posted within Australia 
Bloodwood + Antler + stainless
Convex grind

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #made #cheflife #high #nitrov #blood #wood #antler #fine #gyuto #sharp
AVAILABLE 👌💥...SOLD🤜🤜🤜🤜
Super friday Discount $295 au posted within Australia 
See previous post's for additional information +better hamon vid
1095 highcarbon steel Petty @62hrc(tested) differential hardening with hamon (dud pics)
150x32x2.5mm 
Hammer finish spine
Mallee burl+gidgee+composite spacer
Excellent all round blade only available due to buyer non payment 
#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #made #cheflife #highcarbon #beef #wip #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #mallee #finelife #shinny
AVAILABLE 👌💥...SOLD🤜🤜🤜🤜 Super friday Discount $295 au posted within Australia See previous post's for additional information +better hamon vid 1095 highcarbon steel Petty @62hrc(tested) differential hardening with hamon (dud pics) 150x32x2.5mm Hammer finish spine Mallee burl+gidgee+composite spacer Excellent all round blade only available due to buyer non payment #obblades  #forged  #blade  #newy  #hot  #knife  #made  #cheflife  #highcarbon  #beef  #wip  #breakdown  #lineknife  #nakiri  #burl  #made  #saya  #mallee  #finelife  #shinny 
Ktip in NitroV @63hrc
Convex grind workhorse

It's now been finished to 600g and ready for handle work

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #chef #nitrov #ktip
I have never been a fan of this style/method of handle ..mainly because of the Machi (neck) gap that often goes with it ..
So I thought I would give it a crack with a tight as can be friction fit + no epoxy + brass pin

Timber is ..Myrtle birdseye....I think🤔

Parer in 15N20 @61hrc (tested)
I will be giving this away with the next custom order taken🤜👌 #gift #obblades #machine #blade #forged #highcarbon #vynilstencil #vynil #chef #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #birdseye
I have never been a fan of this style/method of handle ..mainly because of the Machi (neck) gap that often goes with it .. So I thought I would give it a crack with a tight as can be friction fit + no epoxy + brass pin Timber is ..Myrtle birdseye....I think🤔 Parer in 15N20 @61hrc (tested) I will be giving this away with the next custom order taken🤜👌 #gift  #obblades  #machine  #blade  #forged  #highcarbon  #vynilstencil  #vynil  #chef  #breakdown  #lineknife  #nakiri  #burl  #made  #saya  #birdseye 
Heavy weight nakiri
K245 @60hrc(tested)
55x145x4mm
Forge finish spine
Cold blued + satin finish bevels
Purpleheart + stainless + wenge
Domed brass pin

I reckon I hit the clients brief right on the head with this one👌

Steel from @firepantsfab
Timber from @turningtimbers
Wenge from @cole_barrett_bmt 
#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #purpleheart #wenge #texture #blue
Both blades Bohler K245 @60hrc
Clean 400g finish
Thick Nakiri is sold 
The 100mm x 4mm x 32 mm petty is available 
#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya
Steel from @firepantsfab
1095 Petty @62hrc (tested)
Differential heat treat with hamon
Red mallee from @cole_barrett_bmt Gidgee + 
Alu composite spacer +leather
All ready to head off to @idrewdanger
To get flogged.. #hamon #obblades #machine #blade #forged #highcarbon #vynilstencil #vynil #chef #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #newy #maker #acidhouse #hammer
Saya all complete..
This pair are off to post.. 200mm fish breakdown blade in 1095 
Saya.. oregon and leather + handmade copper tacs 
#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #made #saya #oregon
Red Mallee +Gidgee 
Been a while since I have done a WA handle this way..🤔 @cole_barrett_bmt
Gifted ne this timber at the Sydney Knife show
 #wip 
#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #cycle #highcarbon #vynil #vynilstencil #gidgee #mallee #burl
Here we go again.
Workhorse Nakiri
Bohler K245 @60hrc post temper
Textured spine

#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #cycle #highcarbon #vynilstencil #vynil #chef #breakdown #lineknife #nakiri #burl #time #texture
Copper tac's for a hybrid saya (leather+oregon)
I'm unsure how this is going to work out.. but you never know if you never try... #obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #knife #instachef #prep #line #breakdown #lineknife #chef #saya
200mm fish breakdown 
1095 @63hrc (tested) 
NT Ironwood from @cole_barrett_bmt 
Acrylic spacer from @dylancook1 
Peened stainless ferrule 
Next stop #saya 
#obblades #forged #blade #newy #hot #cycle #highcarbon #vynil #vynilstencil #1095 #peen #acrylic #black
Put a 3K edge on this Takefu Vtoku 2 core @63hrc Gyuto this afternoon..
Boy does it take an edge..👌
$450AUD posted Australia wide.

#obblades #machine #blade #forged #highcarbon #vynilstencil #vynil #chef #breakdown #lineknife #chef #vtoku #sanmai
Love this NT Ironwood from @cole_barrett_bmt .
#obblades #machine #blade #forged #knivesofig #highcarbon #lineknife #chef #breakdown #bevel #knivesofig #iron #straightfire