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Hi All...

The south coast knife show was asking for extra participants since quite a few of the NSW guys are heading off to Japan.

It is $20 a table and at 5 weeks out from the show I decided to have a go.. Its been like a rollercoaster and things have happened fast. I have decided on my business model and am starting very small with 2 knife designs I really enjoy using.. My focus at this stage is knives specifically for bushcraft/camping and carving..

Edit - I will make the 3 inch woodlore design inspired by Wentworth by order and only for this forum (see below details on how to submit your name to my order list if interested)

Hence "Mefflin Knives" is officially born...



Here are some pics of the whittler I am taking with me. 3-3.5mm O1 steel with a scandi grind..





I'll also be completing some woodlore designs similar to this for the show..



Newsletter and Orders

I'll also be starting a newsletter and an expression of interest list so if you are interested in owning this style of knife pop me an email at mefflinknives@outlook.com

Getting on this is not a commitment to buy. I'll contact people when they come up on the list and they can:

- submit an order
- pass
- go back to the bottom of the list for a later date

So if you have any interest in these please pop me a mail.

It's a big moment for me to actually sell one of my knives as I have been waiting til I was confident I could produce something worthwhile.

Thanks to everyone here who has encouraged and guided me along the way..

For info on the South Coast Knife Show - https://www.facebook.com/southcoastknifeshow/info?tab=page_info
 

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Good luck mate,
I have more than enough pointy things at the moment thanks but I wish you all the best in your new venture.
Hope you manage to cut it in the thrust and parry of a cutting edge business.
Okay, I'll climb back under my rock now.
Good luck and good fortune.
Cheers
Bloffy
 

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Good luck mate,
I have more than enough pointy things at the moment thanks but I wish you all the best in your new venture.
Hope you manage to cut it in the thrust and parry of a cutting edge business.
Okay, I'll climb back under my rock now.
Good luck and good fortune.
Cheers
Bloffy
haha.. thanks very much mate..
 

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congrats on taking the step, I hope it works out for you.
I'm curious about the whittler. What's the background to the handle style? I've not seen one like that but don't really keep up on these things.
 

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The whittler looks very nice. Out of curiosity what prices will you he asking?
Best of luck with your new venture. Hope you'll let us know how the show goes.
 

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congrats on taking the step, I hope it works out for you.
I'm curious about the whittler. What's the background to the handle style? I've not seen one like that but don't really keep up on these things.
Its very similar to a design from a maker adventure sworn in the US. Its basically a Scandinavian puukko blade with a full tang handle..

Handle shape is my design and quite versatile (though I am not the first to use that shape..).. It will be easy to grip the blade by the pommel when unsheathing it as well as some other things..
 

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Brilliant stuff! So many talented craftsmen and women on this forum. Despite my track record with sharp things, as long as I've still got fingers...I'm in!

Best of luck with this endeavour.
 

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The whittler looks very nice. Out of curiosity what prices will you he asking?
Best of luck with your new venture. Hope you'll let us know how the show goes.
I'll let you know when I know.. Should be within a week...
 

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Congrats Pap! Damn good looking work btw! Very nice knives. That fish tail style handle looks very comfortable.
 

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Congrats Pap! Damn good looking work btw! Very nice knives. That fish tail style handle looks very comfortable.
I think it will be quite versatile as well.. Must get another passaround going so I can get feedback from you guys....
 

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Good on you Pap! sometimes you've just got to get up there on the high board and dive off.

"Well, he's one of those who knows that life is just a leap of faith
Spread your arms and hold your breath and always trust your cape"
Guy Clark "The Cape"

And if nothing else Tilba Tilba/Central Tilba is a beautiful part of the world
 

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Congratulations on taking the next step with this. Those designs look very well thought out and the ergonomics look pretty damn good too.
 

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I cannot thank you guys enough for the encouragement you have given me.

So thanks again everyone...
 

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Congratulations Pap you deserve it im sure your knives will do great because you always take a lot of pride in your work
 

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Ahh, have been waiting for you to take this step for a while. Your mini woodlore was a beaut knife! Incoming order.

All the best!
 

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Good to see mate! I can 100% vouch that these knives are made from great materials ;-) on great equipment too ;-)
 

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Congrats mate! I know what you mean about charging for work you've done. It's a funny feeling sending something off to someone you kinda know.

Looking forward to seeing how things progress.
 
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