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Sgian Dubh From My Girlfriends Grandfather

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I recently got a bunch of kit from my girlfriends grandfather, sporrans, a jacket hand knit hose etc. One of the nicest things I was given yesterday is a dress sgian dubh. I've wanted a good one for some time as the stuff that is commercially available seem cheap and are mostly made from composite and are dull. Anyway I could not be happier with it as it was carved by her grandfather and is ebony wood with silver and a smoky quartz. Here are a few photos.

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Your new acquisition is a real beauty!

I'm with your regarding the cheapness of currently manufactured Sgians. I make my own as a result, including bog oak or stag handles, handmade blades, and jeweler's quality mounts from brass, sterling or nickel silver.

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I was recently talking to Drac about getting one made as I just hate wearing the cheap looking things that are available on the market these days. However as I am now the proud owner of this piece I think it's sorted itself out for the time being at least.

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Very nice Glen

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A beautiful piece. I fancy myself a bit of a knife maker, but I've not been daring enough to try a sgian, yet. As we get settled in NC I may give it a go, but for now I proudly wear some of Drac's work. A gift from a great friend, FJR1300 . . . (thanks, John!)

Peace,

:KILT:

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Very nice blade, Glen!

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Thanks Tony. He did a bunch more that I will be selling for him in a bit.

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Really nice!!!!

I was gonna recommend Drac

The black bog sgian he made for me is a beauty

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very nice indeed

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very nice indeed

Thanks Raptor, coming from you that means a lot. Hows everything Downunder?

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Hello anubhav_rulez

Sure, I will post the pics of guns we carry. The store does have an export license so shipping anything from here is not a problem.

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