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Dragon Tanto by Logan-Pearce Dragon Tanto by Logan-Pearce
Name: Dragon Tanto
Blade: Ladder Pattern Damascus
Handle: Curly Maple

Dragon: done by :icondebbie-trotter:

After coming across Debbie's wood burning. I suggested her for a DD as I do with a lot of other talented artists on here. After a while I talked to into trying her work on something much smaller than a portrait. lol. I don't think she was really ready for a knife handle, but she was a trooper. 

I like trying to promote people that are unknown and more so crafts that deserve to be known about. Not just bladesmithing or knifemaking. Of course, at the moment I am just me.

But! Once I take over the world, things will be different. :evillaugh:

Have a great Christmas, guys and gales!

Logan Pearce
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And here I say what I think about your incredible works while knowing nothing of the subject.

Vision: I don't have any idea what this is referring to. Congrats, you get all five stars for it because science.

Originality: Let's face it- dragons are pretty dang overused in almost anything, but that doesn't make this unoriginal. I love the design of everything used here, be it the handle, the waves on the blade, or the fact that you actually made a knife. Like, dude. Awesome.

Technique: Flawless, really. Not a single details looks anything short of remarkable.

Impact: I certainly love this one more than your other designs (though not to belittle them!), and this is most certainly one I'd be proud to own should I ever get the time, money, and/or permission for it.

You've done an incredible job, as usual.
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the knife is too good. needs to be less good. some of the work on the handle; is not bad enough. if the knife were worse, it wouldn't be this good. the knife should be heated and then left in a moist warm environment to make it rust and all nasty cause its really nice. on a scale of 1 to 10 of how nice this knife isn't: it's a 1.

next time, try not putting so much work into the knife. maybe cut corners or spare a few expenses cause the quality of this one is ridiculous. good job.
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DanoGambler Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
BEAUTIFUL wavyness to the welding, I must say! Incredibly well defined!
SeductiveByatch Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014
OMG!!!!! {FAN GIRL SQUEALING VOICE} i am so sure this is so out of what i could afford but damn I would love to own it...
DarkMerenwen Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Hobbyist
I love it!
mea00 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice work!
brumagem Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Do you think you'll ever try making something with a sheath/scabbard?
Paul-Nasca Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013
Beautiful!  My favorite one yet!
VonDfan Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013
that is amazing! and love the way the dragon moves around the pins in the handle.
ChaosAurion Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013
DD DESERVING glorious quality
walternonames Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
A very cool design...
ShittyChickenBang Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013
Love everything in this work)
OutlawNinja Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Like the shape of the kissaki.
MCBActual Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing work.  Is there some liner layer of material under the curly maple or is that natural coloration?
Raith56 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
very nice
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December 21, 2013
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