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by woodie
Thu Dec 24, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Christmas
Replies: 5
Views: 464

Re: Christmas

From the Woodhouse clan to your clan, have a Happy and Safe Christmas and New Year.
Ronald Woodhouse
by woodie
Sun May 10, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Scene & Herd
Topic: Happy Mother's Day
Replies: 1
Views: 1802

Happy Mother's Day

I would like to say happy mother's day to all the mum's.
Have a great day.
You mean everything to all us kids big and small.
Ron
by woodie
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Hi All
Replies: 5
Views: 1320

Re: Hi All

Hi Dean welcome.
When all this virus stuff settles down come for a drive up to Hunter Valley Traditional Archers. We will help you out.
Woodie
by woodie
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: The Cutting Edge
Topic: Pig sticker
Replies: 7
Views: 5744

Re: Pig sticker

Nice work mate.
by woodie
Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 4
Views: 925

Re: Merry Christmas

A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and your family and to all from the Woodhouse family.
by woodie
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Traditional Tackle
Topic: Black Hunter Longbow on Ebay
Replies: 12
Views: 3122

Re: Black Hunter Longbow on Ebay

There are a few of these bows at HVTA in longbow and recurve, they seem to shoot nice.
I have bought one to have a play and to see how it fares.
Woodie
by woodie
Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: The Ozbow Trade Blanket
Topic: Bow Socks
Replies: 0
Views: 1284

Bow Socks

Hi all, I'm posting this for my daughter. She has been making bow socks for our bows and a few friends, one of which told her she should be selling them and she asked me to put it here. Emma's Bow Socks.jpg They are hand made 2m long padded will fit a longbow or a recurve If you are interested let m...
by woodie
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Home for the Brothers
Replies: 3
Views: 1213

Home for the Brothers

I made a shieth for my 2 knives so the brothers are together.
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Woodie
by woodie
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Traditional Crafts
Topic: Sources for sinew?
Replies: 9
Views: 2644

Re: Sources for sinew?

I have not done a full size bow but I have to a small one to test my knowledge, which did work.
woodie
by woodie
Sun Sep 22, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Traditional Crafts
Topic: Sources for sinew?
Replies: 9
Views: 2644

Re: Sources for sinew?

I got a bag of roo sinew from pet shop. If that helps.
woodie
by woodie
Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Camp ovens
Replies: 10
Views: 1674

Re: Camp ovens

Thanks Jeff I was not going to sand blast it.
Ron
by woodie
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Camp ovens
Replies: 10
Views: 1674

Re: Camp ovens

Jeff this is the smaller of the 2 from my grandfather.
It is 16" diameter and 6" deep. Needs a good clean which I will be doing soon.
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by woodie
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Camp ovens
Replies: 10
Views: 1674

Re: Camp ovens

Guy this might get shot down by the purists, mind you I have 6 camp oven in cast iron and spun steel, but for ease of use a steel oven is a good option. You don't have to worry much about the way they are packed. Their lid can be used as a frying pan. Down side is they don't hold the heat as well. W...
by woodie
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Traditional Crafts
Topic: Knife For The Gathering
Replies: 6
Views: 2075

Re: Knife For The Gathering

It is metal cutting bandsaw pallet strapping with a file core.
I think I am now ready to buy good steel.
by woodie
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Traditional Crafts
Topic: Knife For The Gathering
Replies: 6
Views: 2075

Re: Knife For The Gathering

That's no good
by woodie
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Traditional Crafts
Topic: Knife For The Gathering
Replies: 6
Views: 2075

Knife For The Gathering

Hi all how are you all.
I've been at it again, here is a knife I made for the 20th HVTA Gathering.
So for those of you that can not get there this is it.
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Woodie
by woodie
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: The Ozbow Trade Blanket
Topic: THUNDERHORN DETACHABLE BOW QUIVER
Replies: 5
Views: 919

Re: THUNDERHORN DETACHABLE BOW QUIVER

If it comes back for sale I will grab it.
Woodie
by woodie
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: The Ozbow Trade Blanket
Topic: LEATHER ARM GUARD AND GLOVE
Replies: 6
Views: 977

Re: LEATHER ARM GUARD AND GLOVE

Pm sent my friend.
Woodie
by woodie
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: The Cutting Edge
Topic: Raindrop Damascus Knife
Replies: 4
Views: 5493

Re: Raindrop Damascus Knife

Thanks mate. Got time, yes and no. This has taken nearly 8 months to make.
by woodie
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: The Cutting Edge
Topic: Raindrop Damascus Knife
Replies: 4
Views: 5493

Raindrop Damascus Knife

Hi all I have finished, all ba polishing and sharpening, my raindrop Damascus knife. Like it's little brother, my little skinner, it is scrap metal. Does that me green? 20190216_152424_resized.jpg 20190216_152240_resized.jpg 20190216_150757_resized_1.jpg Already my daughter is trying to claim it. Wo...
by woodie
Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: Shooting The Breeze
Topic: Festive Season
Replies: 5
Views: 1250

Re: Festive Season

A big merry Christmas, or what ever you celebrate at this time of the year, and a happy New Year to all.
From the Woodhouse family
by woodie
Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Traditional Crafts
Topic: A Cheese Knife For Xmas
Replies: 1
Views: 1110

A Cheese Knife For Xmas

Hi all. My wife asked me what we should give our sister in law for xmas I said how abouts a cheese knife, because I was watching a youtub video of one being made, she says ok off you go and make one then. So I did as a good husband does, does as he is told, some of the time anyway. I put 23 pieces o...
by woodie
Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: The Cutting Edge
Topic: Damascus Blade
Replies: 19
Views: 4983

Re: Damascus Blade

Thank you Jeff.
I finished it off this morning. Well just have to go and sharpen it
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by woodie
Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: The Cutting Edge
Topic: Damascus Blade
Replies: 19
Views: 4983

Re: Damascus Blade

Here is the blade that came from the block.
The attachment quiver knife blade etch.jpg is no longer available
I still have to finish the grind and glue together.
This is what I used, wear band, pallet strapping and bandsaw blade.
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by woodie
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: The Cutting Edge
Topic: Damascus Blade
Replies: 19
Views: 4983

Re: Damascus Blade

Hi all been a little while. How is everyone?
I had a go at making a ladder pattern blade but I failed so I cut and restacked.
There was 28 layers of spring steel pallet strapping and bandsaw blade. I cut that into 6 and rewelded, now I have to think what to make.
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by woodie
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Traditional Crafts
Topic: A Father's Day Knife
Replies: 3
Views: 1071

Re: A Father's Day Knife

Thanks Jeff. I hope he likes it.
by woodie
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Traditional Crafts
Topic: A Father's Day Knife
Replies: 3
Views: 1071

A Father's Day Knife

I finished off my little knife that I made from the spring steel and steel blasting shot. I am heading north to Hervey Bay at to see my parents so I thought I would give dad this knife as he said that he would like one. I don't think he will ever use it, I think it is just to have one. So I etched "...
by woodie
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: The Cutting Edge
Topic: Damascus Blade
Replies: 19
Views: 4983

Re: Damascus Blade

Here is the blade after heat treatment and a bit of a polish and etch.
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Stay tuned, more to come.
by woodie
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: The Cutting Edge
Topic: Damascus Blade
Replies: 19
Views: 4983

Re: Damascus Blade

No worries pass on the info so we all learn.
Just don't use it when the steel is hot for obvious reasons.
by woodie
Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: The Cutting Edge
Topic: Damascus Blade
Replies: 19
Views: 4983

Re: Damascus Blade

This is the blade out of the forge this afternoon from the bigger part of the billet.
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I'm not sure how much of the twist pattern will be in the but hay it is keeping me out of the pub.