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  1. scherf68

    What's going on in your shop?

    I missed this post, of course, my cousin who is a Chef wanted this shape and he loved it. I got the idea from his pocket knife.
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    What's going on in your shop?

    I made two more cleaver knives, 1084 and stabilized cedar elm. People really dig this shape.
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    What's going on in your shop?

    What happened to our build along, you cheated us. I might suggest doing the pool last though.
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    First Hamon

    Love the look, should research this, but how thick do you put the mortar on? I am guessing mortar on top do to edge being hardened.
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    When pins get hot

    I was having issues with stainless pins getting too hot as well, only recently though, learned much here. My problem was switching to 300 stainless from 416 a few knives back. Now strictly using 416 and much better, used a magnet since I mixed it all up, pulled all the 416 to top of pile...
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    New shop question

    I re-did my shop lignts with these https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07G2Q4VZN/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Extremely happy, like daylight in there now.
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    YOUR Shop!

    I have an ace in the hole, I am from Washington originally and can have relatives pick up. Up that, hillbilly!
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    YOUR Shop!

    I will trade a custom made knife for that Chevelle, no cash from your side, straight up. Had to edit, might be an El Camino, offer still stands.
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    What's going on in your shop?

    Finished these two, don’t know what to call them, any ideas? Top one is for a purse. I sketch these out and just make them from perusing many knife shapes.
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    What's going on in your shop?

    So nice, have not seen a bevel pattern like that.
  11. scherf68

    well, I Finally Decided....

    Please do keep us posted with photos, enjoy seeing things being built.
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    Boot knife sheath clip

    I have made 4 now and each one has gotten better.
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    Boot knife sheath clip

    That came out really well.
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    Boot knife sheath clip

    Rivet
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    Boot knife sheath clip

    This is my first boot knife sheath in leather, just for an idea. No tutorial.
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    What's going on in your shop?

    Finished my new design and first stonewash, for a buddy. 1084 stonewashed, black canvas micarta and orange liners. I tried to replicate Gene's Kith for me, the sheath.
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    well, I Finally Decided....

    Hey Bruce, I was researching your shed and found this video, may help.
  18. scherf68

    What's going on in your shop?

    I learned by watching many youtube videos. I will link one later, one that really helped me out without a tumbler. I used Ed's ratio (3:1) with the ferric chloride and distilled water, 3 parts distilled to 1 part chloride, water first. Video linked below, I used windex instead of baking soda...
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    What's going on in your shop?

    My first attempt at stonewashing, easier than I thought. Might shake it some more but I like this pattern. before after
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    A mixed thank you to FIF

    I watched the show a couple times, more since I have been making knives. Most of my friends do not know all the shit that happens after quenching, show leaves a lot of steps out. Always get a kick out of that. Should just make a knife for one of my family members using the FIF method, when it...
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