Recent content by K R Johnson

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    23rd Annual Northern Minnesota Metalsmith Conference

    We have a great time at this conference, it's located within walking distance of the source of the Mississippi River.
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    My method of inlaying shields

    Yes, it's tradition and buyers enjoy choosing the shield. The purpose is the same as the inlays one would see on a fine old Kentucky rifle. It's a sign of quality and it adds interest.
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    My method of inlaying shields

    As I was getting ready to inlay this shield it occurred to me I might show my method. I draw a center line on the scale, then a line across that so I have some references when I clamp the template on the scale. If I'm using bone or stag, I use masking tape and draw the lines on that. Then I...
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    22nd Annual Northern Minnesota Metalsmiths Conference

    Calvin, the snow is gone, c'mon up! We'll go walk across the source on rocks!
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    22nd Annual Northern Minnesota Metalsmiths Conference

    There's still time to register for this, you're guaranteed a good time! Bonus: it's located within easy walking distance to the source of the Mississippi River!
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    22nd Annual Northern Minnesota Metalsmiths Conference

    If you'd like to attend, print out the registration page, fill it out and mail it in.
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    Remington 1306

    My rendition of a Remington 1306, engraving: Doug Sutherland. The knife is sold.
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    South Bend thread dial

    http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.XSouth+Bend+thread+dial&_nkw=South+Bend+thread+dial&_sacat=0
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    Slip joint

    Yes, CPM 154 CM will work for the spring. I harden the spring along with the blade, then temper it at 1100F, 2 hours, 2 times.
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    KnifeDogs: help others out a little...or join in..

    Doug S. & I are planning another engraved slipjoint for this event.
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    Arkansas Hunter

    CPM 154 CM blade & spring, African Blackwood scales, 416 integral mill relieved liners/bolsters, 4 5/8" closed.
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    Barlow

    Here's one I recently finished..........CPM 154, Sambar Stag, Integral bolsters, bronze pivot bushing.
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    Slipjoint Questions

    Very nice for the first one!
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    2013 Members Choice Awards

    Just being nominated was a surprise to me. I appreciate it very much.
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