Monthly Archives: January 2014

Making a Liner Locking Barlow Folder – Part 4

So far in this WIP series, I have built the rough handle, ground and heat treated the blade, and shaped the handle and finished the blade.  At this point, the knife is structurally complete.  It could be sharpened and used … Continue reading

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Making a Liner Locking Barlow Folder – Part 3

In the first installment of this series, I went through building the rough handle for a Barlow-style liner locking folding knife.  The blade was cut out, fitted to the handle, ground, and heat treated in part two.  This section will … Continue reading

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Making a Liner Locking Barlow Folder – Part 2

In the first installment of this series, I went through building the rough handle for a Barlow-style liner locking folding knife.  Now it is time to make the blade.  This very unique custom knife will have a sheepsfoot blade.  Here … Continue reading

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Making a Liner Locking Barlow Folder – Part 1

I am working on an order for a customer who saw my first Barlow-style liner locking folding knife and asked me to make a similar knife.  The starting point is the pattern which I have designed and cut out in … Continue reading

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