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September 5th, 2016, 5:52 pm #41

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







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September 14th, 2016, 7:52 pm #42

Awesome job PD
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September 15th, 2016, 10:14 pm #43

Greenstone Glenn

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September 19th, 2016, 3:36 pm #44

This turned out fantastic. Have you hated it yet? Alan
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May 10th, 2017, 4:21 pm #45

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






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May 12th, 2017, 2:08 am #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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June 19th, 2017, 1:45 am #47

Four sinew bundles finished.





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June 19th, 2017, 7:00 am #48

Looks good!
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July 5th, 2017, 1:19 pm #49

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





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July 5th, 2017, 2:21 pm #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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July 5th, 2017, 5:19 pm #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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July 5th, 2017, 10:34 pm #52

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

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July 18th, 2017, 11:44 am #53

Quick pic.





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July 20th, 2017, 5:12 pm #54

Exquisite!
Have you put it to use yet?
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July 21st, 2017, 11:24 pm #55

I'm lookin' at it, over and over.
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October 12th, 2017, 9:18 pm #56

Wow thats beautiful. Cant wait to see more. 
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January 13th, 2018, 6:47 pm #57

Have you used it yet?
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July 4th, 2018, 9:52 pm #58

A new one here.

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July 4th, 2018, 9:53 pm #59

And more

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July 11th, 2018, 8:48 pm #60

You are the tip of the spear sir. The diagnostic axe grinder. 
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