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    Johan Nel reacted to JeremyBartlett's post in the thread Blade shape help? with Like Like.
    Hey man, I think the profile is good. The things I would change, and this is just one persons opinion...get rid of the upsweep in the...
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    Johan Nel reacted to opaul's post in the thread Blade shape help? with Like Like.
    I think think the swedge is to short and the blade to deep for a fighter. I also agree with Jeremy that the tang looks short.
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    Johan Nel reacted to EdCaffreyMS's post in the thread Blade shape help? with Like Like.
    Here's my opinion....and that's all it is...... Opinion.....maybe with the exception of the handle length. :) You may not be able...
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    Johan Nel reacted to J. Doyle's post in the thread Blade shape help? with Like Like.
    This is just my opinion, but the whole entire knife lacks good flow and visual appeal to my eye. I agree with many of the other...
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    I too like the blade. I would love to see the completed knife.
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    Johan Nel replied to the thread Slipjoints.
    Quite impressive and beautiful, all of them.
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    Johan Nel reacted to J.Leclair's post in the thread Slipjoints with Like Like.
    My latest build Lanny's clip made with a 154cm blade and spring and Titanium damascus scales. 6.5" overall length when open, 3-3/4"...
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    Johan Nel reacted to J.Leclair's post in the thread Slipjoints with Like Like.
    Hey Dogs, its been quite a while since I have posted here. Wanted to share a few of my recent slipjoint folders. Thanks for looking...
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    Johan Nel reacted to Jeff Pearce's post in the thread A new slip joint with Like Like.
    I made my 5th slip joint. .100 ats-34 Blade and spring, 416 liners and stainless bolsters, jigged bone. Great walk and talk. I am having...
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    Johan Nel reacted to Merle's post in the thread Mini Cleaver - Take Two with Like Like.
    This was my attempt at re-making the mini-cleaver that I cracked badly during quench a few months ago. Same material and HT process as...
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    Johan Nel reacted to BossDog's post in the thread Titanium Damascus thread with Like Like.
    prepped some more Ti test billets and a can to heat and squeeze tomorrow. The little squares 2x2x.300" the can is something like...
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    Johan Nel replied to the thread Smallshop update (ted Hauser).
    Hi Ted, it's good to hear from you. Like the others that commented, I am happy to hear that you are in process of healing. I wish you a...
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    Johan Nel reacted to BossDog's post in the thread Titanium Damascus thread with Like Like.
    I did a test on the 2"x2" billets of Titanium shown above a few posts back. The first billet did not weld at all. I was in the 1600 to...
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    Johan Nel reacted to D Whitt's post in the thread Lock back with Like Like.
    This is my latest knife..... lock back with very dark cocobolo handles and nickel bolsters the liners are brass and the blade is 1095...
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