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    First ladder pattern

    Tomorrow I will put an edge on it and do some 2x4 chopping, let's see how the edge holds up.
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    First ladder pattern

    Yes, that is pure nickel, I went by Jim Hrisoulas book (The Complete Bladesmith), he said that a blade of a min of 70 layers and an excellent edge with 175 layers.I went with 260 layers. When I am done with the blade I will test and post the results.
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    Peter Wright Anvil

    Opaul , where are you located ? I have a Peter Wright I am willing to part with, it is a 148 lb. if I remember right. I live mid-way between Detroit and Toledo. I will take a pix or two tomorrow.
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    First ladder pattern

    1084 and pure nickel
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    I am an idiot!

    I do stupid things but then I remember who I'm dealing with.
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    A Walnut score

    A chunk of Walnut from my nephew , its been sitting in his garage foe a number of years,
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    San Mia mistake

    That would be Mai
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    San Mia mistake

    Dropped my billet and restacked it incorrectly, wrought iron, wrought iron,1095 = no edge
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    Large run of Chefs

    I have done only one multi piece knife design (30 units), I used the folks at NJ Steel Barron's waterjet service and was very pleased.
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    Radius platen for s grind

    I have not done the S grind, so I am expecting a learning curve.
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    Radius platen for s grind

    This is a 22'' radiused platen for S grinds on kitchen knives. Just a point of interest.
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    Grinding Belt Hoarding

    I don't grind with my older belts, I cut them up for hand sanding or keep them around for company.
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    Grinding Belt Hoarding

    I was wondering if others are afflicted with this malady, I have belts that seem to predate the Roman Empire.
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    Medium Kitchen Knife

    This is a medium kitchen knife with a San Mia blade made from Wrought Iron outer and a 1095 center.
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