Here comes the quarterly Georgia Custom Knifemakers Guild meeting! The socail is Friday evening August 23. The meeting is Saturday morning August 24th. We are getting excited at Pops Knife Supply. We have a very exciting day planned. We have excellent demonstrations, and special guests coming...
Villa Rica/Carrollton,Ga/East Al. Georgia Custom Knifemakers Fall Meeting
The next GA Custom Knifemakers' Guild meeting will take place on Saturday, October 20th at Koinonia, 189 Sandhill-Hulett Rd. Villa Rica, GA. This is just off I-20 past Douglasville. The meeting is being hosted by Scott...
The Guild will be hosting a knifemakers meeting on
Saturday, October 21st. The public is welcome to attend. There will be forging demos and the opportunity to meet custom knifemakers and see handmade knives.
Paul Brach, finalist from Forged in Fire, will be forging a hunting knife. Scott...
I guess you need to use a resist on the edge of the blade when using bleach and bluing to age a blade. I am afraid it will eat the edge away if I don't. What is the best thing to use for a resist to keep it from eating the edge?
Does anyone remember seeing a ribbon burner forge tutorial where the burner came in at an angle so it would create a swirl? I saw a good one once but can not find it now.
Thanks very much,
Has anyone ever used a water heater tank for a forge before? If you do, was the glass lining any trouble? I am hoping to make a horizontal heat treating forge. I will use 1 or 2 inches of koa wool over the glass.
I have 3 blades that I forged. I ground the blades and left some of the forging on them where you could see it. Then I etched them in vinagar to a dark grey. When I ground the handles down to shape I ground the dark grey etch off of the tang. Is there anything I could put on them to...