Recent content by Nick Schreiber

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    Johan Nel's KITH

    I concur
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    Heikki’s KITH WIP for Nick Schreiber

    Wow! That is going to be a gorgeous piece! I don’t feel worthy.
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    KITH for Austin Thrasher

    It is??? I think it’s filthy! You probably wouldn’t think that if you saw the rest of the bench!
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    KITH for Austin Thrasher

    The grinder is run through a VFD. It’s mounted on the back wall just out of the picture. I’ve heard of people using glass in their platen but had yet to really research it. How are they mounted? Epoxied on? What about thickness and is there a type of glass that should be used?
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    KITH for Austin Thrasher

    I’m using an OBM 2x72 grinder. I had the stock platen that I used for a while but I recently swapped it out for a KMG platen. The KMG offers substantially more room to get around the sides of the platen and the backer itself is thicker and heavier. Here are a couple pics of my set up.
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    KITH for Austin Thrasher

    I’m I’ve been meaning to buy a couple of these but have yet to do it. I have to different grits of scotchbrite belts that I also use. I believe they are fine and very fine. They do really well but they don’t get everything out from the previous grit. I typically go from my 120 ceramic to the...
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    KITH for Austin Thrasher

    Ive tried going up to 220/400/600 bit I get quite a bit of chatter when I do. I have a nice grind through 120 and the second I go to the 220 it gets messed up. I don’t know what to do to eliminate the chatter so I’ve stopped using those belts for anything but handles. Any suggestions for that?
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    KITH for Austin Thrasher

    I have one of Ed Caffreys sanding sticks and I use windex for lubricant. I’ll just keep at it. I’m sure it will get there.
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    KITH for Austin Thrasher

    It’s been a bit since I’ve been able to work on my KITH for Austin. I was able to get it heat treated and the bevels ground. I started hand sanding and plan to really taking my time to get all of the scratches sanded out so it has a nice finish. I ground the bevels and the flats to 120 then...
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    Morland KITH 2020

    That all turned out really well Dennis! Very nice!
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    What's going on in your shop?

    Heikki, that is beautiful! If you want to make something like that for your KITH then feel free!
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    Nick Schreiber Gallery

    I finished these two this afternoon. Both were pre sold. 80CRV2 steel. G10 Scales, liners, and pins.
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    McLeish KITH 2020

    I’m not a military man but as a Deputy, I typically call everyone I don’t know personally either Sir or Mam. Just a respect thing. I’ll just address you as Bruce from now on!
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    McLeish KITH 2020

    Very nice work Sir!
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    KITH for Austin Thrasher

    I got the blank finished this afternoon. Next I’ll drill the holes in the tang then start grinding in bevels!
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