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What do you like to see in a Nessmuk knife design? Steel, bevel, handle material, finish, dimensions...? I am considering making a prototype. I have my ideas, what are yours?

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I have always liked the design. What blade length are you thinking? 4 to 5 inches makes a nice utility/hunter in my opinion.
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I am thinking of 9 - 9.5 OAL with ~equal parts handle and blade.

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I am thinking of 9 - 9.5 OAL with ~equal parts handle and blade.
Same size as the one I made.....

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sounds good, remember to post the pics when you get it finished.
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Thanks for the feedback. 1/8" 01 with a scandi bevel is what I am thinking
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Nessmuk PROTOTYPE:

1095, 9.75 OAL, 5 x 2 x 1/8" blade, 4.75" handle. I will heat treat this one later today. I will probably put a parkerized finish on this one along with some G10. Corby, Loveless or stainless socket flathead bolts?




Any other ideas for this one?

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Parkerized blade, Cocobolo scales, Corby bolts. Part Nessmuk and part Monkey..."The NessKey"?

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Parkerized blade, Cocobolo scales, Corby bolts. Part Nessmuk and part Monkey..."The NessKey"?

How about the Nessmonk?
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Very clever! It's official: the NessMonk

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Chisos: 1095, 9.75" OAL, 2" x 5" x 1/8" Scandi bevel parkerized blade, Cocobolo scales. Bolted and flared. Part Nessmuk and part Monkey. The NessMonk is Tony's (below) "go to" knife and all around favorite.













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