One of mine...


Tom Krein
January 17, 2008, 09:48 PM
...just shot this picture of one of my TK-11 Warnies today. I thought the knife and picture turned out pretty good.

The blade steel is D-2 heat treated to RC-61 by Paul Bos. The handle scales are textured blue/black G-10 (one of my favorites).

Thanks for looking!


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T Wagner
January 17, 2008, 09:51 PM
Looks great Tom.........Like the pistol too! Glock fan by chance?

January 17, 2008, 10:11 PM
Nice stuff - good to see you here Tom!

January 17, 2008, 10:15 PM
Tom you have inspired me to call up my buddy and take the Plott hounds out for some white meat.

Tom Krein
January 17, 2008, 10:29 PM
Don, good to see you! How have you been??

3pairs12, glad I could help! :D


January 17, 2008, 11:16 PM
That's one practical looking knife you made there! I would carry one like that in a heartbeat.

Excellent job on both the blade and the photo!

January 17, 2008, 11:37 PM
Good looking knife, Tom.

How'd you grind that notch?

January 18, 2008, 01:30 AM
I would certainly not be embarrassed to carry a knife like that.

Love the Wharncliffe profile.

Tom Krein
January 18, 2008, 01:34 AM

HSO, its a secret....

okay, not really:D

I grind it with a drill bit... Yep, I drill the hole and then cut into it so I get a very nice radius. I guess you could also mill it in, but I like the low tech method I use.


January 18, 2008, 01:37 AM
I grind it with a drill bit...

Ha! I'd spend 3 hours setting up the mill - and then screw up the whole knife. :D

Doing good - going to the Vegas Show tomorrow!

January 18, 2008, 06:34 AM
Great looking knife and well composed photo.
Good 'ole D-2, a good steel made even better by modern heat treatment.

January 18, 2008, 11:17 AM
Very nice, Tom. Thanks for showing it to us, and good to see you. :)


January 18, 2008, 02:02 PM
Very nice!

I like the G10 scales as well. :)

Mike Sastre
January 21, 2008, 10:55 AM
Hey Tom,

Good to see you over here. Stop by occasionally myself. Get your package yet?

January 21, 2008, 06:03 PM
Tom makes some nifty stuff. I'm big fan. I've got a piece of Talonite goodness on its way to me.


January 22, 2008, 12:32 AM
awesome Tom.... cant wait to see what you come up with for the Knifemaker buildoff !!

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