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    Chris Railey replied to the thread Possible Logo.
    That was my worry when I ordered it but I have not noticed anything like that in my stamp.
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    Chris Railey replied to the thread Metal Cutting Bandsaw.
    Yeah I was looking at the GO704 as the possible buy. I do not have a ton of space in the shop so I was going on the small side but not...
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    Chris Railey replied to the thread Metal Cutting Bandsaw.
    That is a nice saw. I imagine it would cut up one of your huge cannisters well...I am looking at the Grizzly mills currently because of...
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    Chris Railey replied to the thread YOUR Shop!.
    A mill is on my short list of stuff to add to the shop. I do not know how to use one but I need one...
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    Chris Railey replied to the thread Possible Logo.
    https://www.infinitystamps.com/collections/steel-type-stamps-and-holders-for-metal/products/steel-type-holder-for-1-16-3-16-characters?va...
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    Chris Railey replied to the thread Possible Logo.
    On my stock removal blades, I cold stamp my name after I clean the mill scale off of the profiled blank but before any HT. That way the...
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    Any more Before I even grind the bevels i lay the whole blade on the Platten (scratches running From tip to butt.) and go up to whatever...
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    Was feeling decent today, and with cooler weather.....off to the Hot Shop! A few hours later this happens..... It's tough to get...
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    Chris Railey replied to the thread cable damascus.
    Good luck with it. Damascus is fun...
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    Chris Railey reacted to Gene Kimmi's post in the thread YOUR Shop! with Like Like.
    With figured wood and burls, you want them to dry slow. Leaving them in larger chunks helps with that. If they do check or crack, I...
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    Chris Railey reacted to Bruce McLeish's post in the thread YOUR Shop! with Like Like.
    you can also minimize checking/cracking by painting the exposed ends with pentacryl (sp)
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    Chris Railey replied to the thread YOUR Shop!.
    Wouldn't cutting them up green cause the pieces to check worse as they dried? I ask because a friend of mine recently cut three large...
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    For my stock removal knives I do. I like to have 90% of my ricasso area sanded before HT so I find it easier to sand the profiled blank...
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    Chris Railey replied to the thread YOUR Shop!.
    Thats cheating...I did not clean up first!
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    Chris Railey replied to the thread YOUR Shop!.
    I have a fire extinguisher and two five gallon buckets of water in the shop at all times. If you forge steel you better have something...
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