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    8 inch Rubber Contact Wheel- SOLD!!

    Hi guys- going to sell my 8 inch Serrated contact wheel that I have only used for about 4 months- this is a great wheel with 1/2 bearings for standard bolt fit. Ready to attach to tooling arm. Wheel has been great- I just decided to get a 10 inch in its place. Will let it go for $55 plus...
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    First finished blade if 2020

    My first of hopefully many in this New year! NRiggi Knives post
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    Bowie grinds

    I know the KITH knives this year were Bowie's, so I wanted to ask some advice as I will be sending 4 out for HT next week and then working on them. We're most of you grinding the bevels using a contact wheel or the flat platen? Also, is it better to grind the main bevel or the swedge first...
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    Straight cuts on the Bandsaw

    I was wondering what method everyone uses when cutting wood blocks/stock down to usable scale sizes. I dont have a table saw with fence ( that would be the optimal setup) I have been using my Portaband that is in a Swag table. I mark out the block to the desired size then steadily try to...
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    AEB=L bad Heat Treatment?

    I sent six knives out last week for heat treat to the same place I always have. The heat treater called me today to let me know that one of the six only hardened to 55 Rockwell ? All the steel came from the same place and that blank probably was cut from the same length as one of the others...
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    Contact wheel set up

    Planning on getting a 10 inch contact wheel soon and just wondering what the proper way to connect it to the tooling arm would be? Do I need a sleeve or bushing or just a bolt, washers and nuts? Any thoughts ideas or help with any of this is appreciated. Nick
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    Wormy Chestnut boards

    I got my hands on 2 boards of this Wormy Chestnut that are about 3 ft long/5 inches wide and 1 inch thick. These were reclaimed barn wood that was cut from the barn beams. According to the person who gave this to me- is over 75 years old. It looks good and has a good weight- does show the...
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    Another Makers Mark question...

    I just had my Makers Mark updated, new one will have no box or border to it- and about a 25% reduction in size and inverted the marked area- was wondering where everyone is placing their marks. Left side- right side- upper area or below the bevel or on the ricasso.
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    Question on when to add your Makers Mark

    I wanted to ask when most of you add your mark- prior to or after handle fit up. I have seen it and done it myself both ways. There are pros and cons to both in my opinion. Just looking for feedback/advice.
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    Small wheel question

    I am looking at getting a small wheel attachment and I have 2 questions: What is the most common size of the small wheels that gets used? Can the holder be attached to the tooling arm that currently has a flat platen attached?
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    UPDATED: ALL SOLD 1x30 Grinder- New In Box

    Guys, I know this may not be the grinder many are looking for, but I have a HF 1x30 with the attached 5 in disc. It is BRAND NEW in box with at least 15 belts of various grits including 2 surface conditioning belts that are new. Many of the belts are brand new. And 3 packs of discs also. I am...
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    Need grinder advice

    Almost ready to purchase a 2x72 and was set on an OBM but then came across this. https://kadrmaskreations.com/products/srg-15-2x72-belt-grindersander-frame-with-wheels#.XDjdklcKG7s Anyone have any experience with this model or any thoughts on having an aluminum frame?
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    Need some Grinder advice

    Been getting closer to pulling the trigger on a 2x72 and have been juggling a few different "budget" type models. The OBM was a front runner then I found this one: https://kadrmaskreations.com/products/srg-15-2x72-belt-grindersander-frame-with-wheels Looks decent and I would pair it with...
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    Some completed knives during the holidays

    All done on a HF 1x30 Top one was electr etched with a rock pattern. Others are acid stonewashed with hand textured G 10
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    Blade sanding and finishing

    I was looking at some production knives I have. These aren't expensive blades bur the finish on the satin flats was far beyond what my hand sanding is. They are super clean, even and not a stray scratch. I have spent an hour on a few of my homemade knives and gone up to 1500 grit but still cant...
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    New Design for my Bevel Gringing Jig!

    Check out my new jig design- available now on my Etsy or Ebay Store Knife Shop By Nick- New Design Bevel Jig
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    Smoothing out grindlines

    I have been using a HF 1x30 and can produce decent blades- the problem is that with the small platen you can only grind the flats across the platen horizontally. Thus, all the lines go that way- so it leaves lots of hand sanding to get all of the lines vertical from hilt to tip. Any...
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    Back in stock- Bevel Grinding Jig

    Adjustable Bevel Grinding Jig
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    Handmade Plunge Line Jig

    Plunge Line Jig Handmade by me- Carbidized edge for added durability- link above for purchase
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    For sale - Knife making supplies Knife Bevel Grinding Jig- New Hole Pattern

    I make these for anyone looking for help to get a consistant bevel on their knives- great for beginners or pros! Custom Adjustable Grinding Jig
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