Greenstone Axe/The Sequel

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PeteDavis
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Joined: 11 Jul 2008, 22:18

05 Sep 2016, 17:52 #41

Vertical grain on left will be used on axe handle. House Mtn Redbud. I'll make an atlatl from the stave cut handle.







22"




PD
Last edited by PeteDavis on 05 Sep 2016, 19:50, edited 1 time in total.
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hada
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14 Sep 2016, 19:52 #42

Awesome job PD
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PeteDavis
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15 Sep 2016, 22:14 #43

Greenstone Glenn

thx
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Woodland Roamer
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19 Sep 2016, 15:36 #44

This turned out fantastic. Have you hated it yet? Alan
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PeteDavis
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10 May 2017, 16:21 #45

Hafting started. Whitetail backstrap sinew stranded and soaked. Overlapped constantly. First two courses:






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Woodland Roamer
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12 May 2017, 02:08 #46

Very interesting, I don't know think I have seen this method of hafting before. Looking forward to seeing more.
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PeteDavis
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19 Jun 2017, 01:45 #47

Four sinew bundles finished.





PD
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Michael Bootz
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19 Jun 2017, 07:00 #48

Looks good!
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PeteDavis
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05 Jul 2017, 13:19 #49

Sinew binding and counterwrap now saturated with walnut oil with pine rosin.





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Indian Guide
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05 Jul 2017, 14:21 #50

Wonderful work Pete, thank you for taking time to capture your work on this, just a stellar tool, you rock my friend!
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Michael Bootz
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05 Jul 2017, 17:19 #51

Indian Guide wrote:
Wonderful work Pete, thank you for taking time to capture your work on this, just a stellar tool, you rock my friend!
+1, couldn't have said it better!
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PeteDavis
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05 Jul 2017, 22:34 #52

Thank you. Next up, rawhide over all. Hope to have it ready by July 15th.

PD
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PeteDavis
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18 Jul 2017, 11:44 #53

Quick pic.





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Michael Bootz
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20 Jul 2017, 17:12 #54

Exquisite!
Have you put it to use yet?
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PeteDavis
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21 Jul 2017, 23:24 #55

I'm lookin' at it, over and over.
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medicine maker
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12 Oct 2017, 21:18 #56

Wow thats beautiful. Cant wait to see more. 
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