Another blast from the past...

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Another blast from the past...

Post by TinkerPearce » Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:56 am

I make mostly swords, daggers and saex these days, but a decade or so ago I went through a tactical knife kick. Going through some old photos tonight I came across this. A buddy of mine had come to dinner and I showed him a small saex-knife. He joked, "You should make a tactical saex."

I decided to go him one better, and next time he showed up for dinner I put this in his hand- a tactical folding saex. He bought it on the spot.
I made a couple more over the next couple years, but my interests moved on. Still remember this one fondly though... mostly because of the look on his face when I handed it to him.

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Re: Another blast from the past...

Post by orvet » Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:06 am

I like the blade shape. It reminds me of a Japanese folder I have.
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Re: Another blast from the past...

Post by jerryd6818 » Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:34 pm

I was not familiar with that name -seax- so off I went to my friend Google.

Viking long knives - seax.

A couple of examples from the internet:
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Re: Another blast from the past...

Post by Doc B » Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:08 pm

Nice work!!! ::tu:: ::tu:: ::tu::
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