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by gooseman
Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:52 am
Forum: Blades UK Forum
Topic: more knives i've made
Replies: 5
Views: 1316

Re: more knives i've made

Why do you like that one?
size? saw back???? handle????
da gooseman
by gooseman
Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:13 am
Forum: Blades UK Forum
Topic: more knives i've made
Replies: 5
Views: 1316

more knives i've made

gentlemen just some more knives i've made over the years. da gooseman http://img443.imageshack.us/img443/7158/dsc00096bj.jpg Uploaded with ImageShack.us http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/9647/dsc00099nd.jpg Uploaded with ImageShack.us http://img189.imageshack.us/img189/5658/dsc00203cr.jpg Uploaded w...
by gooseman
Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: Sword Collectors Chat
Topic: high end chen katanas
Replies: 17
Views: 3956

Re: high end chen katanas

Gentlemen i have the Orchid and i love it. the blue saya is nicer than all the black ones , and yes i was tired of the black ones too! i believe the only diff between orchid and Karmi is the harmono that's engraved on the blade and of course the color. no production sword i owe has the fit and fini...
by gooseman
Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:41 am
Forum: Sword Forum
Topic: are the japan steel swords better than the china ones at top
Replies: 20
Views: 3996

Re: are the japan steel swords better than the china ones at

I have to carry a rider on the guns because my home owner insurance only cover up to $2000. and if some one wanted to they can carry that off in one pistol
the swords, are not insured as such, theft or fire they are covered for my declared value. This is how i understand it to be
da gooseman
by gooseman
Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:55 am
Forum: Advice & Questions
Topic: Decision time!
Replies: 24
Views: 2782

Re: Decision time!

Mick
as well i know !!!!
I think i have twelve newly made swords including tantos.
da gooseman
because we always need "one-o-each"
by gooseman
Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:52 am
Forum: Sword Forum
Topic: are the japan steel swords better than the china ones at top
Replies: 20
Views: 3996

Re: are the japan steel swords better than the china ones at

to answer how many
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by gooseman
Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:58 am
Forum: Sword Forum
Topic: are the japan steel swords better than the china ones at top
Replies: 20
Views: 3996

Re: are the japan steel swords better than the china ones at

Gentlemen not to flog a dead horse, but you could get a Nihonto for that money, if you want to "use" the sword buy Japanese newly forged(wait time a year or two) this Katana was about $5K it's 1668 papered as Nobuyuki, and was fully furnished. da Gooseman http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/3157/dsc...
by gooseman
Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:54 pm
Forum: Visitors Centre
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 7
Views: 1880

Re: Greetings

Welcome PP
da gooseman
by gooseman
Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:49 pm
Forum: Your Collections
Topic: A few knives
Replies: 6
Views: 2345

Re: A few knives

PP nice bunch of knives ya got there, never seen a hand gaurd like that before, cool it's the mother of invention thing going on i guess!! (i take it handgaurds are frowned upon in UK) also LOVE the cleaver!!! take about a basic utility blade i believe that would anything you asked of it amd then s...
by gooseman
Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:40 pm
Forum: Blades UK Forum
Topic: Knives i 'v made
Replies: 44
Views: 6287

Re: Knives i 'v made

PP
no sir i do not, too much like work then
i do it for the doing
Da Gooseman
by gooseman
Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: Blades UK Forum
Topic: Knives i 'v made
Replies: 44
Views: 6287

Re: Knives i 'v made

part railway track, part Ford Explorer axle, and part left over iron support for "I" beam
it's what i had at hand!
da gooseman
by gooseman
Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:47 pm
Forum: Blades UK Forum
Topic: Knives i 'v made
Replies: 44
Views: 6287

Re: Knives i 'v made

gentlemen
I cobbled this anvil together to leave at my country estate, i call it "The Ugly Bugger!"
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by gooseman
Sun Mar 24, 2013 2:06 pm
Forum: DIY & Projects
Topic: tanto i made
Replies: 3
Views: 1654

tanto i made

Gentlemen A while ago i took a file and ground it into a tanto, then clayed and quenched to reveal a hamon, dressed it in american walnut,buffalo horn and silver (wifes candy dish!!) i like the "plain" "calm" look . some have seen befor but for those interested enjoy. http://img707.imageshack.us/im...
by gooseman
Sat Mar 23, 2013 2:59 pm
Forum: Blades UK Forum
Topic: Knives i 'v made
Replies: 44
Views: 6287

Re: Knives i 'v made

Mick
reminds me of "the ugly bugger" anvil i slaped together for the country estate
will look about for a picture
da gooseman
by gooseman
Sat Mar 23, 2013 2:55 pm
Forum: Blades UK Forum
Topic: home thing
Replies: 87
Views: 11341

Re: home thing

I'd love to burgle your nihonto That sounds dirty !!!!!!
da gooseman