More Large Knives

So, I like big knives. I don't know why, I just like making large knives. So when I was asked to make another sushi knife, I made 3 instead. 

An 11 1/2", 1 1/2" wide Sushi knife, made in 1084 steel with a Texas Ebony wood handle. 

An 11 1/2", 1 1/2" wide Sushi knife, made in 1084 steel with a Texas Ebony wood handle. 

The second of three 11 1/2" sushi knife, also in 1084 steel, with Bethlehem Olive wood handle.

The second of three 11 1/2" sushi knife, also in 1084 steel, with Bethlehem Olive wood handle.

A custom Aragorn's Hunting knife, done in 1084 steel, copper liner, bronze bolster and pommel, with a beautiful giraffe bone handle. 

A custom Aragorn's Hunting knife, done in 1084 steel, copper liner, bronze bolster and pommel, with a beautiful giraffe bone handle. 

I used 1/8" copper pin stock to peen the bronze bolster and pommel on to tie the color into the liner.

I used 1/8" copper pin stock to peen the bronze bolster and pommel on to tie the color into the liner.

A detail of the copper liner.

A detail of the copper liner.

This is test knife. 52100 water quenched steel. Green micarta handle. I am testing this steel and quench medium to test a theory that it can come very close to the performance of japanese white steel.

This is test knife. 52100 water quenched steel. Green micarta handle. I am testing this steel and quench medium to test a theory that it can come very close to the performance of japanese white steel.

This is a knife that has been in process for almost 3 years. I forged this billet of damascus in a workshop with Murray Carter. Finally done. It is Japanese white steel inner core laminated in damascus made from cold roll steel (black layers) and nickel silver (shinny layers).  Brass bolster and Black ash burl handle. 

This is a knife that has been in process for almost 3 years. I forged this billet of damascus in a workshop with Murray Carter. Finally done. It is Japanese white steel inner core laminated in damascus made from cold roll steel (black layers) and nickel silver (shinny layers).  Brass bolster and Black ash burl handle. 

A smaller knife, A kitchen utility knife in 1084 steel with Lignum Vitae handle.

A smaller knife, A kitchen utility knife in 1084 steel with Lignum Vitae handle.

A custom order vegetable knife, 1084 steel with stabilized camel bone handle.

A custom order vegetable knife, 1084 steel with stabilized camel bone handle.

A 13C26 large garlic knife with heat stabilized black walnut handle. 

A 13C26 large garlic knife with heat stabilized black walnut handle.