AR1 – Given to Gordan Peckham belatedly for his 80th Birthday (May 3, 2006) . Blade: 1095 High-carbon steel. Drop point hunter style, hidden tang. Handle material: Madrone Burl, finished with Tung oil. Guard: forged mild steel. Pins: Peened mild steel. Finished to 400 grit (blade and handle), plus 0000 steel wool.
Sheath – 8mm folded leather, hand sewn with waxed cotton thread. Texture from ball peen hammer. Treated with beeswax and oil.
AR2 – Given to John and
Sheath – Cherry with steel pin and waxed cotton thread.
AR3 – Designed for David Ross. Blade: 1095 High-carbon steel. Drop point hunter. Hidden tang. Handle: Coccobolo, with hammered copper cross and copper nails. Pin holes filled with Walnut Wood filler mixed with Ebony dust, covered with copper nails – filed and unfiled. Guard: Hammered re-bar, ground into final shape. Handle cracked open at one point, seam visible, epoxied back together.
Sheath – 8oz folded leather. Textured leather, hand sewn with waxed cotton thread. Treated with wax and oil.
AR4 – Designed for Erika Taylor. Blade: 1095 High-carbon steel. Drop point hunter. Hidden tang. Handle: Bloodwood with Ebony insert, finished with tung oil. Guard: Hot shaped low carbon steel, filed into final shape. Blade and handle finished to 600 grit, plus 0000 steel wool.
Display sheath. Carved Padauk backing with brushed brass holders, ebony spacer. Removable ebony edge guard. All finished to 220 grit, plus 0000 steel wool, and tung oil.