The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby Superfool » Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:26 pm

Doc Dan wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:13 am

I’m on the other side of the planet, so I have to buy from dealers that will ship.
Where are you then?
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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby TomAiello » Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:35 pm

curlyhairedboy wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:47 am
this thread has inspired me to order some additional damasteel for some hopeful spyderco reblading...
Want to make me a Manix 2 blade? ;)

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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby curlyhairedboy » Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:34 pm

TomAiello wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:35 pm
curlyhairedboy wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:47 am
this thread has inspired me to order some additional damasteel for some hopeful spyderco reblading...
Want to make me a Manix 2 blade? ;)
Haha, if and when I get good at it...
EDC Rotation: PITS, Shaman, CF S90v Shaman, Ikuchi, Amalgam, CruCarta Shaman, DLC Lil Native, Sage 5 LW, 4V Shaman, Watu, Rex 45 Shaman, Rex 45 Lil Native, Caribbean Sheepsfoot CQI, Tanto PM2, Serrated Shaman
Always in Pocket: Hawkbill Dragonfly 2 H1
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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby ChrisinHove » Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:13 am

A SFO exclusive with a discount code published here on the Forum has worked before.

I have learned not to get too excited about knives that might not even make it here...

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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby SpyderNut » Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:52 pm

curlyhairedboy wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:47 am
this thread has inspired me to order some additional damasteel for some hopeful spyderco reblading...
Nice! Do you make these one at a time?
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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby curlyhairedboy » Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:30 pm

SpyderNut wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:52 pm
curlyhairedboy wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:47 am
this thread has inspired me to order some additional damasteel for some hopeful spyderco reblading...
Nice! Do you make these one at a time?
yeah, it'll be my first time :D
EDC Rotation: PITS, Shaman, CF S90v Shaman, Ikuchi, Amalgam, CruCarta Shaman, DLC Lil Native, Sage 5 LW, 4V Shaman, Watu, Rex 45 Shaman, Rex 45 Lil Native, Caribbean Sheepsfoot CQI, Tanto PM2, Serrated Shaman
Always in Pocket: Hawkbill Dragonfly 2 H1
Fixed Blades: Proficient, Junction, Waterway
Special and Sentimental: Southard, Smallfly G10, Squarehead LW, Ouroboros, Calendar Para 3 LW, 40th Anniversary Native, Calendar Watu
Would like to own again: Currently N/A!
Wishlist: Smallfly 2, CQI SpyderEdge Caribbean Sheepsfoot, Shaman Sprints!

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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby SpyderNut » Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:03 pm

curlyhairedboy wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:30 pm
SpyderNut wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:52 pm
curlyhairedboy wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:47 am
this thread has inspired me to order some additional damasteel for some hopeful spyderco reblading...
Nice! Do you make these one at a time?
yeah, it'll be my first time :D
Very cool, looking forward to seeing your work!
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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby austrian_spyder_fan » Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:51 am

@Superfool

Any news about the project?

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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby sal » Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:50 am

Nothikng yet.

This will be a long time project. Making prototypes until right. Procuring steel. Finding a slot in the queue for production, etc.

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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby austrian_spyder_fan » Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:15 pm

sal wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:50 am
Nothikng yet.

This will be a long time project. Making prototypes until right. Procuring steel. Finding a slot in the queue for production, etc.

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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby Superfool » Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:33 pm

sal wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:50 am
Nothing yet.

This will be a long time project. Making prototypes until right. Procuring steel. Finding a slot in the queue for production, etc.

sal
Rough idea? 1 year? 5 years?
Any idea at all?
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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby curlyhairedboy » Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:50 pm

if past experience is any indicator, it'll be done when it can fully meet and exceed our expectations :)
EDC Rotation: PITS, Shaman, CF S90v Shaman, Ikuchi, Amalgam, CruCarta Shaman, DLC Lil Native, Sage 5 LW, 4V Shaman, Watu, Rex 45 Shaman, Rex 45 Lil Native, Caribbean Sheepsfoot CQI, Tanto PM2, Serrated Shaman
Always in Pocket: Hawkbill Dragonfly 2 H1
Fixed Blades: Proficient, Junction, Waterway
Special and Sentimental: Southard, Smallfly G10, Squarehead LW, Ouroboros, Calendar Para 3 LW, 40th Anniversary Native, Calendar Watu
Would like to own again: Currently N/A!
Wishlist: Smallfly 2, CQI SpyderEdge Caribbean Sheepsfoot, Shaman Sprints!

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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby chocolatyshatner » Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:43 pm

What kind of grind would folks like to see on this blade? A hollow grind might show off the depth of the damasteel layers in a more interesting way than a full flat grind. I've not owned a damascus blade before, but the pictures I've seen of damascus blades with a higher degree of contouring than FFG look more appealing to my eye. Looking forward to making this my first UKPK

I think polished or smooth ivory g10 would look nicer than a rougher texture. Something like the One-Eyed Jack? Also, let's add in a contoured handle like the Shaman and a full-lenght damasteel backspring. Just kidding! Unless...

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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby ryxlyx » Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:17 am

I'll need 2 of these. Made in Golden I know they'll be fairly priced, based on costs.

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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby Superfool » Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:20 pm

chocolatyshatner wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:43 pm
What kind of grind would folks like to see on this blade? A hollow grind might show off the depth of the damasteel layers in a more interesting way than a full flat grind. I've not owned a damascus blade before, but the pictures I've seen of damascus blades with a higher degree of contouring than FFG look more appealing to my eye. Looking forward to making this my first UKPK

I think polished or smooth ivory g10 would look nicer than a rougher texture. Something like the One-Eyed Jack? Also, let's add in a contoured handle like the Shaman and a full-lenght damasteel backspring. Just kidding! Unless...
Bit late to the party on this, but you can see the results of the final poll links in this thread.

I have no idea whatsoever what the lead time for this knife will be, but I am guessing a year or so from Sal giving it the final nod.

I am super excited about this.
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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby chocolatyshatner » Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:50 pm

I did see that the damasteel pattern, blade shape, and g10 color had been selected. I didn't see if blade grind and g10 texture had been discussed. Will the blade be a full-flat grind?

I wasn't really serious about handle contouring and damasteel backspring, I'm sure that would not be feasible :)

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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby Superfool » Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:20 pm

chocolatyshatner wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:50 pm
I did see that the damasteel pattern, blade shape, and g10 color had been selected. I didn't see if blade grind and g10 texture had been discussed. Will the blade be a full-flat grind?
We did not vote on the grind of the blade. We did discuss the handles, but due to keeping this knife within the normal realms of price, I feel that textures on handles were ruled out. Sal made it clear that the price easily skyrockets, and then its a $500 knife.
chocolatyshatner wrote:
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I wasn't really serious about handle contouring and damasteel backspring, I'm sure that would not be feasible :)
You weren't alone with the thought, but again, rejected early on.
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Re: The DAMAUKPK Project: Damasteel UK Penknife UKPK

Postby pdixon » Tue Oct 27, 2020 4:38 am

I like this grind the most, not sure what it’s called...
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