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    soundmind reacted to Doug Lester's post in the thread handle color difference with Like Like.
    Things like that are going to happen unless you are going to do matchbook scales. The knife looks great to me. Doug
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    soundmind replied to the thread less steel, more knife.
    Thanks Dennis. Your pins come out very clean. This was a repair due to the span of the back plate the small nut and epoxy were trying to...
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    soundmind reacted to Dennis Morland's post in the thread less steel, more knife with Like Like.
    It is very hard finding straight horns. Most bend, twist and refuse to grow perfectly straight. One of the reasons that they are so...
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    soundmind reacted to Dennis Morland's post in the thread less steel, more knife with Like Like.
    Luke Cramp away. We are all learning. I like horn knives. Keep them coming. Dennis
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    soundmind replied to the thread less steel, more knife.
    Thanks Dennis (and Rick!). The handle not only flares out but twists away from your palm. That compound angle gave me trouble but I...
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    soundmind reacted to Rick Otts's post in the thread less steel, more knife with Like Like.
    Looks great!
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    soundmind reacted to Dennis Morland's post in the thread less steel, more knife with Like Like.
    Very nice. I am a big fan of building a knife around the horn. Rather than shaping the horn to the knife. Great job!!
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    These are before and after pics of a knife I made. I had it out last fall and it performed well, but I just didn't like the size or the...
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    soundmind replied to the thread Rubber platen?.
    That horizontal ribs would bounce the knife around? I tried the ribbed side of a snow machine drive belt as a backer for hand-sanding...
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    soundmind replied to the thread Rubber platen?.
    I've had a glass platen and coarser belts on my shopping list for awhile. I'll add rotary platen possibly for the future. I have a few...
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    soundmind reacted to KenH's post in the thread Rubber platen? with Like Like.
    I should have elaborated more on the graphite. It is NOT for hard grinding or it will wallow out for sure just as Ed says. It's used...
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    soundmind reacted to Schreiber815's post in the thread Rubber platen? with Like Like.
    One other trick that works well is using a worn out surface conditioning belts. I take my old ones and cut them up to the length of my...
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    soundmind reacted to Casey Brown's post in the thread Rubber platen? with Like Like.
    So, I remembered why I had thought about the rotary platen setup. If you do corby bolt pins on handles, they are a beast to shape if...
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    soundmind reacted to jmforge's post in the thread Rubber platen? with Like Like.
    The rotary platen works quite well on handles. It can also make convex grinds a bit less convex than some you see that were done on...
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    soundmind reacted to BossDog's post in the thread Rubber platen? with Like Like.
    A platen needs hardened steel or any steel with ceramic glass. I put the glass on every grinder in the shop. It will wear and need to be...
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