Recent content by Austin Thrasher

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    What's going on in your shop?

    Just got settled back in after a show at the Annual Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous in Vincennes Indiana. I done ok for being the new kid on the block. This is my second year setting up there but still the new kid I reckon :p. Here’s a few pics of what I got done for the event that sold and a...
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    Checkering G10.

    I’ll post up some pics of what I’ve got going on and just make a WIP of it. Any and all feedback is greatly appreciated.
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    Checkering G10.

    Ok. Thanks. I appreciate it. :)
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    Checkering G10.

    Thanks for the input guys. I appreciate it.
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    Checkering G10.

    Has anyone here ever checkered G10? I have a customer I’m making a chef and cleaver for that wants G10 handles but wants them textured for grip and would really like them checkered in the style of a gunstock. I’m not sure the best way to try this... I do have a checkering file but definitely...
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    Yay or Nay on Harbor Freight Band Saw.

    After seeing these comments, I totally wish I had went with the portaband. At least it would have been more versatile. I bought a 14” wood cutting bandsaw for handle material and obviously it will not run slow enough to do much for metal but it’s hardly even powerful enough to cut 1/4” scales...
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    Family Heriloom Ironwood Bowie

    Man that is absolutely gorgeous!
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    Knife value

    Mine said the same :). Papaw always told me I couldn’t be a real man without a pocket knife and a ballpoint pen.
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    Neck knife WIP

    Cool man. That bevel on the top is called a swedge I believe.
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    Forge-finished finery, bush swords, etc.

    Just curious, where are you buying your 80crv2 from?
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    My biggest challenge yet. Now a WIP

    Bro! That is absolutely awesome! Congrats. Very nice work sir.
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    Is stabilized wood impervious to moisture like a synthetic is?

    Ok. Thanks for the responses. That’s exactly what I wanted to be sure of.
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    Is stabilized wood impervious to moisture like a synthetic is?

    Is stabilized wood impervious to moisture like a synthetic is? Hey guys. Yep the title pretty much sums up my question. I have a customer wanting a chef knife and is asking about a rubber handle because of moisture concerns. This blade will be in Damascus and it goes against my grain to put a...
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    Combat abrasives?

    Just curious what that podcast is? I would like to check it out.
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    A few finished up and some firsts

    Very nice sir! Good photos also.