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  1. Tim Lemke

    Hello from WA, USA

    I have been trying my hand at blacksmithing for about 4 years now, and it's slow going I don't get much chance to practice, but recently I tried my hand at a reclaimed bearing race ring knife, and though I'm stuck on the handling phase due to lack of epoxy and funds, and I don't think I treated...
  2. TacticallySharp

    My first Friction Folder...

    My first folder, 1095 that was 3/8" thick drawn down to 3/16", I used a 20 line checking file for the blade jimping. The handle is micarta with a micarta spacer and stainless steel pivot and pins. The stop pin is a 1/4" mosaic pin. This was fun to try and I will be making more of these and...
  3. TacticallySharp

    My first Friction Folder...

    My first folder, 1095 that was 3/8" thick drawn down to 3/16", I used a 20 line checking file for the blade jimping. The handle is micarta with a micarta spacer and stainless steel pivot and pins. The stop pin is a 1/4" mosaic pin. This was fun to try and I will be making more and experimenting...
  4. N

    Featured Maker- George Brackett

    This week we visit with George Brackett. I only know George from him being an active member of the KnifeDogs forum. George retired from being a computer guy and has moved into smithing knives and working on his ABS degrees. Most guys move from forging and work into stock removal when they...
  5. TacticallySharp

    Finally getting around to finishing some knives...

    1084 forged with 416 guard & pin, buffalo horn spacer and tiger maple handle. I started the blade nearly a year ago. Made the guard and handle 6 months ago. Finally got around to buffing it out and having it engraved. Photo by cellphone. I will change it later when I download my camera...
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