I started this one back in 2013 with a
carbon fibre and orange G10 handle. (First shown here) It didn't go to plan so had the
handle removed and then was left for some time waiting for the right
materials to present themselves.
Luckily I had the opportunity to purchase an amazing set of Yew Burr scales. They really are a wonder of nature!
I have also added a forced patina to the blade surface, the steps shown here: Forced patina.
is a carbon steel so will rust without care or oxide / patina even with
care. Forcing a patina at the start can negate that, plus it looks