Recent content by scherf68

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    Congrats Gene!

    Just a beautiful knife, well deserved.
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    Brand New Unopened 5 Gallon Can of Dubois AAA Quench Oil

    Wish it was Parks 50, would be all over it.
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    Ferric Chloride Recs

    I have used what you found, 3 (or 4) to 1 ratio, distilled water first at 3 parts than the 1 part ferric. That is what I found when researching last year and works fine. Useful link below.
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    More Money Than Sense.

    I would be sitting pretty good if could sell one a year for that price.
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    Dust collector or box fan?

    This really gets me thinking, my detached garage is my shop (dedicated). I wear a half face respirator and just shop vac after working. My delicate materials are behind closed cabinet doors. What is purpose of these elaborate vacuum systems? I vacuum everything when done, all machines...
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    More hybrids

    Got scales, really love these ones, the colors are beautiful. Can’t wait to put on a knife, thinking they will go on my personal knife.
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    What's going on in your shop?

    Holes just for looks, it was boring so this popped in my head.
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    What's going on in your shop?

    Finished camp knife, just need to sharpen it.
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    More hybrids

    I am going to get green one for now.
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    More hybrids

    I confused, how much via PayPal total for both? Pm please. The last ones were wavy, still used and happy though. Seems u need to press them more.
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    What's going on in your shop?

    Working on a camp knife, gift to young family with medical issues with newborn. I am doing something different and will post more later.
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    Can i get a proper heat treat without kiln

    I have made at least 40 knives heat treating myself, with simple mini forge I built (copied). I only do 1084 and have had at least 10 tested locally between 59-61 with +/- 1. Stainless is treated at shop that tests my 1084, can't afford the equipment for stainless hardening yet. You can...
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    Quick easy Hamon

    Thank you Tom, I learned a lot from post. Other forum critiqued steel used, this one grind paper. I see end result and admire you still learning us, also like critiques and take all in for free lessons. I am going to go against some/all and try this on 1084, just because I have it, mini...
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    What's going on in your shop?

    Did you make this, if so, instructions please? Beautiful.
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    What's going on in your shop?

    I am working on four for prior customer, 3 neck knives and 1 mini cleaver for edc.