Jughandle Handcrafted | 2015 May
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May 2015

Wooden Bowie Knife

I've got great nieces and nephews.  I like to do something for them every so often, I wish it could be more.  Well, my nephew Brandon and his wife just built the house of their dreams and I thought they needed a little something for the mantel.  With the two of them being avid hunters and fisher-persons, I got a wild hair to carve a replica of a Bowie Knife, as a gift.  As close as I could anyway.   According to Wikipedia -  James "Jim" Bowie (pronounced /ˈbuːiː/ boo-ee[1] or /ˈboʊ.i/ bo-ee;[2][3] c. 1796 – March 6, 1836) was a nineteenth-century American pioneer, soldier, smuggler,slave trader, and land speculator, who played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution, culminating in his death at the Battle of the Alamo. Stories of him as a...

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