What's going on in your shop?

Discussion in 'Knife Maker Shop Talk' started by Justin Presson, Apr 8, 2015.

  1. opaul

    opaul Well-Known Member

    I thought so. You could always put a filter behind it if you are concerned about it pulling any air in.
  2. Ty Adams

    Ty Adams KNIFE MAKER

    Thanks everyone, I feel very blessed to have the new house and shop. A cabinet maker ran his business out of it for 30 years. So it has all the bells and whistles already built in.
  3. Ty Adams

    Ty Adams KNIFE MAKER

    Thanks Ed. It is a room with a toilet in it. I'm going to take out some of the shelving to add a sink with an on demand water heater. It probably won't be much work to add a shower as well.
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  4. Sleestack

    Sleestack Well-Known Member

    I've got a couple folders going at different stages

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  5. AkWildman

    AkWildman Well-Known Member

    Scored a loader fork yesterday,this piece weighs 140lbs and is about to get set in a 5 gallon bucket of cement. These make sweet post anvils.The rest of the fork is going towards my power hammer build. IMAG1845.jpg IMAG1846.jpg
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  6. J. Doyle

    J. Doyle Dealer - Purveyor

    I'm really liking working with this KILLER walnut I've got. Love that feather curl figure.

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  7. Cojab

    Cojab Well-Known Member

    WOW! That is nice.
  8. EdCaffreyMS

    EdCaffreyMS Forum Owner - Moderator

    Took some time yesterday to build a much needed rack for the angle grinding area outside the back of the hot shop. Nothing special, just one of those...."needed" things. That greasy spot to the right is where I piped the exhaust for the air hammer outside..... makes it much quieter inside the shop. (doesn't seem to matter how often I clean up that oily stuff.....it's right back there the next time I look) :)


    Also got things ready to forge today..... the smaller billets are radial and explosion pattern that will be forged round for "plug welding" into other blades, and the large billets are another experiment :) That "experiment"? I've got this idea for a "can" billet with various shaped/patterned pieces within the billet(s). I think Tim and I will do a video on building that particular "can".

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  9. Boatbuilder

    Boatbuilder Well-Known Member

    Man I have to get down there and make some steel.
  10. EdCaffreyMS

    EdCaffreyMS Forum Owner - Moderator

    YES YOU DO!!! :) We've not talked in FAR too long! I'll check in with you tomorrow!
  11. J. Doyle

    J. Doyle Dealer - Purveyor

    I've been working on a frame-handle bowie. I got these fantastic feather figure walnut scales all finished and ready to install. These are incredible in person!

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  12. GeneK


    Beautiful work as always John. There isn't anything better looking than a good walnut crotch handle.
  13. Justin Presson

    Justin Presson Well-Known Member

    At home today with boy, school was canceled due to ice so made this light for the new shop.

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