Scott finished his first big Damascus knife today - a Mamba with a twist pattern.
Twist Damascus Mamba
Overall Length: 14 inches
Blade Length: 8 1/8 inches
Handle: Curly Koa (from Burl Source)
Guard: 416 Stainless
Above - finished blade waiting to be handled. Below - the finished product.
As a bonus, Scott added some texture to the front of the guard.
Thanks for looking.
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