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Rasp Hunter by Logan-Pearce Rasp Hunter by Logan-Pearce
Seeee! I'm not dead... yet.


Name: Rasp Hunter
OAL: 8 1/8"
Blade Length: 4"
Blade Material: Horseshoe Rasp
Handle Material: Aussie Coolibah Burl


As awesome as this handle material would have/should have looked, I won't be using it again unless I see it in person. Usually I have some pretty good finds while scouring the internet. It annoys me when they wet the wood down with water and that's the only picture they have of it.

Because! I get screwed on pieces like this. I did my best to save the piece. One of the scales had holes from the burl all the way through the scale. Of course, I claimed I got the handle material from a church, since it was so holey. Sadly, they didn't believe me.

Strange.

I managed to seal it as much as possible and it actually did come out pretty nice. I'm not happy about the amount of work it took, when it should have been much easier than it was. As far as the design goes, it's not completely original. It's a hidden tang design that a crap load of people use.

I've never seen it in on a full tang knife, so I decided to try it out and see if I liked it. I think I do. :D

Anyway, I am around and about. Just a little bit on the busy side. I have a few updates that I'll be giving soon. Maybe a tactical marathon, similar to my 6 days of Rebar. Maybe~!


Logan Pearce
www.pearceknives.com
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GRIFFIN-HAWKS Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Professional General Artist
Perfect ! It must feel amazing in hand (^;
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Dreadcross Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Dang that's nice.

You should make self defense knives.
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DarkRose1979 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I rather dig the small cracks and imperfections in the burl, gives it a little character. And agree with whoever above said a dyed burl could look great too, there are some amazing dyed burl pieces out there.
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Monkeymitch351 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012   Artisan Crafter
Damn, that's some fine looking wood. that's not what she said

The raised clip looks really awesome too!
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Ash99 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist
Oh my, this is beautiful, and holy indeed! :O I love this though, love the blade and the handle as well. It's a stunner Logan. Great job :D
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susomi Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
really love that design. The shape s great.
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bladeslinger Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
A worker if i ever saw one, beautiful piece mate. Still giving me the twitches about not being near my forge though. :P
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papafedd Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
man....that is beautiful piece logan!!!
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brumagem Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
I like the handle, it's very subtle.
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Garrett-Jax Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
Nice little knife Logan, I make a similar 'broken back' style. I usually use Cyanoacrylate (crazy glue) to fill those pesky holes n cracks in burl for thin cracks use the watery type and for bigger holes I've found the gel type works well, your local 'beauty' supply will carry several types at a decent price. Hope that helped.
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