Saturday, July 30, 2016

Another Damascus Zulu from E. Scott McGhee

Scott dressed his latest Damascus Zulu in Koa. See what you think. 

Damascus Zulu
Steel: 1095/15n20
Overall Length: 9.75 inches
Blade Length: 4.75 inches
Guard: Satin finish 416 stainless
Handle: Curly Koa
Sheath: Leather drop

Scott makes his own pattern welded steel and does his own sheath work. 

Thanks for looking.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Damascus Native

Scott finished a Damascus Native yesterday. Check it out. 

He fine finished most of the blade and sharped the clip, 
but he left the hammer marks on the flats for a nice rustic look. 

He also blued the spine to darken it . . .

. . . which offset the black palm handle nicely. 

 The Native is a great camp knife that feels wonderful in the hand. 

 Damascus Native
Steel: 1095/15n20
Overall Length: 11.75 inch
Blade Length: 6.75 inch 
Handle: Black Palm
Sheath: Leather drop

Thanks for looking. 

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Carolina Collection Prototypes

These blades are prototypes for the Carolina Collection knives we plan to offer in the Village of Yesteryear (VOY) at the NC State Fair in October. Scott is one of 75 craftsman invited to show traditional crafts in the VOY. Featuring a hand-forged guard, rustic textured finish, and maple handles, this is Scott's ode to the blacksmith knife of yore.

Carolina Collection Hunter and Skinner 
Steel: O1 Carbon Steel
Overall Length: 8.375 inches
Blade Length: 3.5 inches
Sheath: Black Leather Pouch
*Skinner has more belly and a darker handle

Hope to see you at the NC State Fair in October. 

Thursday, July 21, 2016

MS Branded Zulus Hot off the Anvil

Scott finally got to put his new MS mark to work on a couple of Damascus Zulus this week. 
Same billet of Tesla pattern Damascus dressed two different ways. See what you think.

African Blackwood handle with coved spacer and matte guard above. 
Wenge (aka African Rosewood) handle with matte guard below.

Thanks for looking.