I’m going to pick the wrong Bowie here and just say Let’s Dance!
You know all that special wood you keep around for a rainy day? Well it’s raining really hard (So to speak) so now is the perfect time.
The handle is figured black walnut and spalted maple with mahogany pins. The blade is highly figured big leaf maple, which i got from Kimball Hardwoods. I think the effect is vaguely Damascus-like, and I think it turned out really nicely. Check out the video to see how the patterns swim and shimmer as you change angles.
This is a part of my series of knives and swords, lots of the techniques are discussed in my other posts about them:
Overall length: 15”.