A Prosecutor’s Knife!

A knife of many firsts, this is the direction I hope to take my craft.  The wife of one of the prosecutors in my office asked me to make a knife for her husband.  Although many months late, I finally finished the knife.  I took inspiration from the great knifemakers: Wayne Morgan, Turtle Knives, and Tomas Rucker.  These are three of my favorite makers.  The blade is 52100 ball bearing steel, hand forged and acid etched.  The acid etch will inhibit rusting.  The guard is “00” wrought iron.  The wrought iron did not etch like I was expecting.  The hidden tang handle is made of stabilized maple burl, black spacer material, desert ironwood, water buffalo horn, and a `leather spacer.  The hand made sheath was made and tooled by my wife, Mary Hinds.   The overriding theme of the knife substantiates my business logo: Hand Made for Hard Use!  I hope Jake gets many years of hard use with this knife.  Vance Hinds


About 1K Ton Goal Project

I am an Assistant District Attorney the Dallas County District Attorney's Office. On November 20, 2017, Comedian Bert Kreischer inspired me to start a weight loss journey. I started the journey at 475 pounds. Through Bert's support, Professional Wrestling Hall of Famer and Fitness Legend, Diamond Dallas Page, I reached changed my life. DDP Yoga and Nutrition helped me lose over 240 pounds and increased the quality of my daily life, every day. It is my goal to inspire 10,000 people to lose 200 pounds. If successful, I will help remove 2,000,000 pounds from this planet. Another way to say 2 million is 1,000 tons (10,000 x 200). Hence the name, 1K Ton. Welcome to the 1K Ton Goal Project. Vance
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