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Catoctin Trail XL

Catoctin Trail XL

Forged W2 blade w/ active Hamon, Take-Down construction, and sheath w/ Frog Skin inlay.

Catoctin Trail XL- Disassembled

Catoctin Trail XL- Disassembled

Forged W2 blade w/ active Hamon, Take-Down construction, and Sheath w/ Frog Skin inlay. This pic shows the knife disassembled.

Black Water Bowie w/ Meteorite

Black Water Bowie w/ Meteorite

This is my Black Water Bowie made with Meteorite damascus, Ringed Gidgee handle and stainless steel guard. The Campo del Cielo meteorite can be easily seen as the brightest silver lines in the ladder pattern. This Bowie is of Take-Down construction, allowing it to be easily disassembled and maintained.

Black Water Bowie

Black Water Bowie

This is the Black Water Bowie in it's disassembled form...

Deadwood Bowie

Deadwood Bowie

Hand Forged W2 steel Bowie with beautiful Hamon, Hot-Blued fittings, & a stabilized Buckeye Burl handle. This Bowie is of Take Down construction and may be disassembled for blade maintenance.

M3- "Viper" Knife by Ed Clarke, JS

M3- "Viper" Knife by Ed Clarke, JS

Forged W2 with finely finished Hamon, Green Quilted Maple Handle scales, Mosaic Pins, and Tooled Leather sheath.

ABS Journeyman Smith Knives

ABS Journeyman Smith Knives

From left to right: "Tantowie"; "Acadia Camp Knife"; "The Judge"; "Scout"; "Catoctin Trail Knife". All blades pictured are of Take-Down construction.

"Scout" Knife by Ed Clarke, JS

"Scout" Knife by Ed Clarke, JS

Forged 1084 blade with Take-Down Handle and Guard, Stainless Steel Guard, Spalted Maple Handle.

Traveler Meteorite Damascus

Traveler Meteorite Damascus

304 Layer Damascus contains Campo de Cielo Meteorite, 1084, & 15N20 steels. Stainless guard, Mosaic pins, and Samber Stag handle scales.

Catoctin Trail XL

Catoctin Trail XL

Forged W2 blade w/ active Hamon, Take-Down construction, and Sheath w/ Frog Skin inlay.

9" Kitchen Knife

9" Kitchen Knife

Hand Forged High Carbon 1084 steel, Bubinga handle scales w/ Mosaic Pins, Curly Maple scabbard w/ brass pins and Bubinga retainer peg.

The Traveler

The Traveler

304 Layer Damascus contains Campo de Cielo Meteorite, 1084, & 15N20 steels. Stainless guard, Mosaic pins, and Samber Stag handle scales.

Flame Hunter by Ed Clarke

Flame Hunter by Ed Clarke

Hand Forged 1084 High Carbon steel hunter w/ Harpoon clip, mosaic pins, and exotic wood handle scales. Blade is Differentially hardened, tapered full tang construction, and tooled leather sheath.

M3 Buffalo Horn Hunter by Ed Clarke

M3 Buffalo Horn Hunter by Ed Clarke

Hand Forged 1084 High Carbon steel hunter w/ Buffalo Horn handle scales, Stainless steel pins & thong hole. Blade is differentially hardened and features tapered full tang construction.

The Traveler

The Traveler

304 Layer Damascus contains Campo de Cielo Meteorite, 1084, & 15N20 steels. Stainless guard, Mosaic pins and Samber Stag handle scales.

DS Hunter

DS Hunter

Low Layer count Single Twist Damascus contains 1084 & 15N20 steels. Turquoise spacer with Copper fittings and pommel.

Raven & Sheath by Ed Clarke.jpg

Raven & Sheath by Ed Clarke.jpg

Gut Hook Hunting Knife.jpg

Gut Hook Hunting Knife.jpg

Hand Forged 1084 High Carbon steel Gut Hook hunter. Differentially Clay Hardened w/ prominent Hamon featuring unhardened area between gut hook and tip for strength. Curly Walnut handle scales & mosaic pins.

The Traveler Sheath

The Traveler Sheath

Crocodile Inlay Hand-Made Sheath.

M3 Buffalo Horn Hunter Handle Shape by Ed Clarke

M3 Buffalo Horn Hunter Handle Shape by Ed Clarke

Custom contoured handle & tapered tang.

Flame Hunter, Tang & Liners, by Ed Clarke

Flame Hunter, Tang & Liners, by Ed Clarke

Custom contoured handle scales, tapered tang & red liners.

M50 & Sheath 1.jpg

M50 & Sheath 1.jpg

Gut Hook hunter w/ hand tooled leather sheath.

DS Hunter in Sheath

DS Hunter in Sheath

Low Layer count Single Twist Damascus contains 1084 & 15N20 steels. Sambar Stag Handle w/ Copper fittings. Sheath is Horizontal Carry w/ Basket Weave and Buffalo Skull tooling.

Mountain Buffalo & Raven 2 by Ed Clarke.jpg

Mountain Buffalo & Raven 2 by Ed Clarke.jpg

The Coal Forge

The Coal Forge

"Old Smokey"- The coal forge I built with my son Joe's help.

Flame Hunter Sheath by Ed Clarke.jpg

Flame Hunter Sheath by Ed Clarke.jpg

Full JS Presentation for Judging

Full JS Presentation for Judging

This pic was taken 5 minutes prior to judgement and my becoming an ABS Journeyman Smith. It includes my JS Performance Test blade.

Alaskan Hunter Set by Ed Clarke.jpg

Alaskan Hunter Set by Ed Clarke.jpg

1084 High Carbon Steel, Differentially Clay Hardened and Polished to Reveal the Hamon, Stainless Steel Fittings. Wood Handles from left to right: Leopard Wood, Amboyna, Makore, Birdseye Maple, Quilted Maple, and Curly Maple.

Alaskan Trio by Ed Clarke.jpg

Alaskan Trio by Ed Clarke.jpg

Detail photo of Hamon, the demarkation of the hardened area and tougher part of the blades. This is created by differential clay hardener and hours of polishing by hand.

Alaskan Handle by Ed Clarke.jpg

Alaskan Handle by Ed Clarke.jpg

Curly Maple handle treated to bring out the depth in the grain and a brilliant chatoyance as light moves across it. One of my favorite materials!

Alaskan Hunter by Ed Clarke.jpg

Alaskan Hunter by Ed Clarke.jpg

1084 High Carbon Steel, Differentially Clay Hardened and Polished to Reveal the Hamon, Stainless Steel Fittings. Wood Handle is curly maple.

Napuna Hunter  by Ed Clarke.jpg

Napuna Hunter by Ed Clarke.jpg

Napuna & Sheath by Ed Clarke.jpg

Napuna & Sheath by Ed Clarke.jpg

Edo Hunter & Sheath by Ed Clarke.jpg

Edo Hunter & Sheath by Ed Clarke.jpg

Edo Hunter & Sheath by Ed Clarke.jpg

Edo Hunter & Sheath by Ed Clarke.jpg

Edo Hunter by Ed Clarke.jpg

Edo Hunter by Ed Clarke.jpg

Edo Hunter by Ed Clarke Handle.jpg

Edo Hunter by Ed Clarke Handle.jpg

M3 Camp Tool Set

M3 Camp Tool Set

Matched set of M3 Camp Tools with tooled leather sheaths.

M3 Camp Tools

M3 Camp Tools

1084 steel, full tapered tangs, contoured micarta handle scales with brass and mosaic pins. The blade finish was created using acetic acid to oxidized the surface.

M3 Camp Tool Mosaic Pin

M3 Camp Tool Mosaic Pin

M3 mosaic pin close-up.

Ed Clarke Forging at Morans 2 12.13.2014.jpg

Ed Clarke Forging at Morans 2 12.13.2014.jpg

Russmuk Guard Fit/Finish

Russmuk Guard Fit/Finish

You can't get a guard to fit like that on any production knife! Better fit with less play means a stronger knife...

Russmuk Montage

Russmuk Montage

A montage of details on the Russmuk.

Russmuk Sheath

Russmuk Sheath

Hand tooled leather with inlaid ostrich hide.

Russmuk Sheath & Knife

Russmuk Sheath & Knife

Another shot of the sheath & knife.

Russmuk Take Down

Russmuk Take Down

I also produce knives that can be taken down and re-assembled...

Russmuk Skinner Hamon

Russmuk Skinner Hamon

A very prominent hamon that even highlights how forging actually shapes the grain of the steel to create a stronger blade.

My Turkey, Spring 2013

My Turkey, Spring 2013

This guy had a 101/2 inch beard, 7/8" spurs, and weighed in at 20 lbs. Not bad! Thanks Cummin and Thomas!

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