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Bravo 1 by Pearce by Logan-Pearce Bravo 1 by Pearce by Logan-Pearce
Bark River's Bravo 1 without the thumb stub.

Oh and made by me for a friend. :D

Name: Bravo 1 1/2
Blade: 0-1
Handle: Claro Walnut

At first I was going to leave a hamon on it, like we had talked about. Then I found out that I really don't like the way that the hamon on 0-1 looks when completely finished. I did get it to finish out kind of dark, but it still didn't have the results that I was wanting. After cleaning it up and everything, I liked this look the best. It looks more like their Bravo 1, but still different enough that you can tell that I made it.

Plus my name is stamped on it. But that is besides the point. :P I have a lot of fun with these projects. Don't get me wrong, I love making my own designs. I get a certain satisfaction when I make these though.

One of these days I'm going to pick up a random magazine and make a replica of everything in it! Just because sometimes I want every knife that I see pictured. Okay~ Maybe not, but how cool would that be?!?!

Too cool for school.

Logan Pearce

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As a blacksmith who hand forges his own knives and tools, I find this to be a most fitting knife for any practical man or collector. The handle is simple, yet elegant. It lacks originality to a slight degree, as there are many other designs such as this; that are very similar. At the same time the simplicity overwhelms me and it is strikingly visible that the artist put time and care into the technique and into the very blade knife itself.

Overall, the knife strikes me as a very down-to-earth design and user-friendly. The Pearce name shows that the artist is willing to put his own name on the line for quality as well.

Vision: 4.5/5
Originality: 4/5
Technique: 4.5/5
Impact: 55/
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mutazoid Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Wicked knives - your photography is excellent too!
CanadianDesperado Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
This is a knife I would use everyday, for sure. Very simple, yet beautiful in it's simplicity and because of it's excellent craftsmanship.
Logan-Pearce Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks man!
CanadianDesperado Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hey, I like knives that actually work, and it's a huge bonus if they look good too.
Logan-Pearce Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Yagamiseven Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012
The background goes with the knife well
ShippD Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012
bladeslinger Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012
Beautiful piece mate, i've been working on something similar, may be able to post it in a few days even... Once i get all these firesteels done... Grumble. Only 3 more to go.
Logan-Pearce Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Oh! I look forward to seeing it, my friend. Hurry and finish all of the firesteels and post it!
bladeslinger Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012
Good news, customer doesnt want the last 3 steels. So another of my famous 1 day knife crusades tomorrow it seems! :D
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