The "Big Bear" Hunter

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The "Big Bear" Hunter

I made this knife for my brother and delivered it on Christmas day! It's made from a "Black Master" horseshoe rasp my Farrier friend threw my way (note the vertical file lines running the length of the blade). The handle is American Oak with brass pins. It's the first full tang, wooden handle I've attempted and it still requires a sealent.
I hardened the blade by heating it cherry red and quenching it in olive oil, then immediately placing it in the oven at 350 degrees for three hours and finally letting it air cool.
The blade measures 6.5 in. and is 10 in. overall.