Archive for July, 2014

fly eggs & larva inlay July 28th, 2014

 

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Carving the fly eggs inlay for knife handle in salvaged piano key ivory.

 

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more larvae!

 

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pre-fitting one of the larva inlays into roughed handle

 

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closeup of fly egg cluster after inlay, before light staining

in progress July 2nd, 2014

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sketch, carved guards (bronze), handle rough (pink ivory wood), and forged blade for “Flesher” knife

 

flesher in progress

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