Michael Bell
Michael Bell
Apprentice Bladesmith
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Joined: Mar 23, 2022
Last seen: Jan 12, 2023
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Finally #9: Second knife completely in my own shop. Another clip point hunter, a lot less flare in the handle due to material constraints. The guard i...

4 months ago
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This offset pairing knife was forged prior to my intermediate class and finished after. It wasn't planned out in the least and was more of a blow off ...

4 months ago
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This clip point hunter was made during the Intermediate class at NESM April 2022 and marked my 7th completed knife. It has a stainless steel guard and...

4 months ago
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Knife #6: Nessmuk Skinner, the S-guard was forged from mild steel then heat blued. The handle is Padauk with a copper pin, it is comfortable but I don...

4 months ago
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This is a pair of "His and Her's" hunting knives. They would be the 4th and 5th knives I'd ever completed and the first full tang knives I had put han...

4 months ago
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This is my first attempt at a chef knife, 1084 with a micarta bolster, olivewood handle and a thin copper spacer. After I passed this on to my friend,...

4 months ago
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My early knives were forged as part of the Intro class at NESM last October (2021). For my second finished knife I did a purely stock removal approach...

4 months ago
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Hi everyone, I'd like to apologize now, I've never used a forum and I am fairly horrible when it comes to most things involving the internet. With ...

4 months ago