Showing off my latest IronBark Bushcrafter

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This is my second IronBark Knife (and won't be my last, I plan on getting at least another this size so I have one for me, and each one for both my teenage sons) and just wanted to show it off.

IronBark spotted gum bushcrafter (file work)






and showing off the file work
 

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IronBark knives (his username on ABF is LC76) is a small quantity maker who from what I see only sells through Australian Blade Forums (could sell through the likes of FaceBook and via a personal website as well but I only deal with him through ABF). He seems to make one up (along this sort of pattern, though he recently changed things up and has done a few other patterns as well) and then sells it on ABF, every few months.

What I would do is go to ABF and contact (via PM) him and see if he could make one. I will say they are quality high carbon (he seems to use 1084 exclusively) knives that don't cost a lot of money (this one was $100 posted)
 

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and with both side by side, the aspect ratio is off in the pics as these are actually very similar sized knives IRL.



 

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and the latest IronBark Bushcrafter, just arrived, this one is mine. I have given the other two to my boys. I will take better pics in natural light latter today



 

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just turned up, exceeded expectations, going straight into my permanent collection, the first 'stamped' IronBark Knives Hunter, she is simply beautiful

took some nice pics in natural light




what's it all about


close up of the micarta and mosaic pin


and the file work
 

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Beautiful work. You must be their favorite customer :ROFLMAO:
 

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they honestly just keep getting better with each one I buy. This one is magnificent, I love everything about it. I loaded the scales up last night and tried to take a pic (phone didn't like taking the pic in the dark but I tried anyway), I didn't mention it but the scales have glow-in-the-dark resin in them

 

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Yes, art meets functionality. I agree with you; I can imagine and appreciate that knife should demand a high price. You have something that is made by a unique and gifted craftsman. So much can go wrong in the process, but he has it all together. It's good to know that this knife has gone to someone who truly appreciates it; it would mean so much more to the dude who made it too.
 
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