Introduction: My Hand Forged Viking Style Knives

Picture of My Hand Forged Viking Style Knives

I thought I would share some Pictures of my favorite thing to blacksmith. I like these knives because they are balanced and they are a great all around knife to work with. All of these knifes have been hand forged by me. They are made from 1/2 by 1/2 square stock, that I flatten and draw out into the shape of the knife.

Each one has file work that I did on the spine of the knife. And have a spring handle, a cool thing about these knives is if you throw them and the stick in the target they ring. Yes they ring like a bell, I did not know I did it until I looked closer but each knife has been hardened, so that the handle acts as a tuning fork would.

I hope to show how I make these in detail some time soon.

Thank you for taking a look.

Caleb.

Comments

Jay Be made it! (author)2016-09-20

Awsome build! i made something, too.

CJStephens (author)2015-03-28

Thank you! I hope they turn out for you. I have had good luck with leaf springs, or if you want a thinner blade you can try to fine some old saw mill blades.

Slime Eel (author)2015-03-25

Awesome! I'll have to try and make these. I just have to find some high carbon steel.

strumbot (author)2015-02-27

disregard I didn't see the forging picture.

strumbot (author)2015-02-27

what material are you using when you make these, and are you using coke or propane?

NathanSellers (author)2015-02-25

These are really great looking knives. I wish you included more step by step instructions to show how you made them.

CJStephens (author)NathanSellers2015-02-25

Thank you. I hope to do that soon. Doing a step by step on these will be really fun.

old n grumpy (author)2015-02-17

Great job

I wish I had the talent you have.

lazyboy395 (author)2015-02-17

This says "AWESOME" on multiple levels

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Bio: Hi. My name is Caleb. I am a guy who likes to make things. My all time favorite thing to do is blacksmithing, and knife ... More »
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