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    Cavallo Rossi Series: Forged Aluminum

    Thanks everybody! Will do. I think I have one.
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    Cavallo Rossi Series: Forged Aluminum

    Hello Knife Dogs, This is a series of four knives that I have been chipping away at for a while. You might notice only three here. I was getting these ready for the NCCA show and one managed to sell before I could get a pic. Apart from my individual pieces, I will be offering themed series of...
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    American Style Tanto class in December

    Hello Knifemakers and potential Knifemakers, I will be teaching a three day class December 17-19 on making American style Tantos at the New England School of Metalwork in Auburn, Maine. We will be making full tang, cord wrapped, Japanese inspired knives using the stock removal method...
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    Kris Thumbnail

    Thanks for the comments, I actually used the corner of a platen and played with the belt tracking. It was easier than I thought. This was a practice for a bigger, forged, modern Kris I have been planning. I think doing this in a double grind will not be so easy. -Nick
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    Kris Thumbnail

    Thank you, I love your knives.
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    Kris Thumbnail

    Thanks Guys! -Nick
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    Stuart Wilson Kukri

    Win!
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    Kris Thumbnail

    Hi Knifedogs, I just finished this up yesterday. I like making these "Thumbnails" and my customers seem to like them as well. This was chisel ground out of Starrett O-1 with a forge finish handle and a heat colored butt. I inlayed green Europium glow power on the bevel side and aqua on the...
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    Show off and talk about your Flat/convex grinds here!

    Thanks N.D., I find that if I leave a thick border of cement along the edge of where you want the line, you get a more defined boundry between hard and soft. That is what sets you up for the polish. Park 50 helps a lot too. I think the knife I posted would be more of a utility knife that...
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    Show off and talk about your Flat/convex grinds here!

    N.D., This knife was forged out of W-1 and I used my super-secret, ancient Japanese clay mixture. Just kidding. It was furnace cement mixed with forge scale. I hand sanded to 600 grit and gave it a pretty heavy etch in Ferric and Flitzed the heck out of the hard part of the blade. Every...
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    Show off and talk about your Flat/convex grinds here!

    Good eyes, my friend. It was unsharpened. More pics for you. It is sharp in these pics. Thanks for the comments.
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    What "really" makes you take notice of a knife??

    Something different. -Nick
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    Show off and talk about your Flat/convex grinds here!

    Thanks, Love the W-2 one with the Hamon that you posted. -Nick
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    Show off and talk about your Flat/convex grinds here!

    I'll Play, Forged W-1. Some HIGHLYstuff in this thread.....
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    Knifemaker from Maine

    Holy Crap! I can tease you about Red G-10 here too! Thanks again, all of you. -Nick
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    Scandi mix with Bowie style...

    Nice! That flame Birch is tasty. Love the shape and the concept. -Nick
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    Knifemaker from Maine

    Thanks! We sure are famous for the black flies. It is actually our state bird. I hear IG's is a good time. I'll move heavy stuff all day if I get some beer and famous HT relish in me. Thank you Sir, PM sent.
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    Knifemaker from Maine

    Thanks for the warm welcome, everybody.
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    Knifemaker from Maine

    Hey Guys, I really want to come down. It's my stupid day job! I travel every other week and it is really cramping my style. -Nick
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    Knifemaker from Maine

    Hi Knife Dogs, My name is Nick Rossi and this is my first post. I was directed to this site by Wayne Coe yesterday while hanging out at the New England School of Metalwork. I am a member of a few "other" knife forums and Wayne said this place was the best. So here I am. I currently live in...
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