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    Heikki replied to the thread New tool in the shop.
    I found this one on eBay for just under $620 including tax and shipping. Took only about 12 days to get here from China.
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    I just received my portable hardness tester today. It's the Chinese version of the Ames tester. Seems to test a point high. I'm hoping...
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    Heikki reacted to Nick Riggi's post in the thread What's going on in your shop? with Like Like.
    Some latest pics of the MezzaChete- just need a final clean up and polish of the blade and handle- -- also- link to the cut test on this...
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    Heikki reacted to Justin W.'s post in the thread Justin W’s KITH Bowie with Like Like.
    Im super excited to enter into the KITH this year! I’ve never made a proper Bowie before so This is gonna be a very fun project! I’m...
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    Heikki reacted to Kevin Zito's post in the thread Lucius KITH 2019 WIP with Like Like.
    That’s looking mighty nice, sir! Have you seen Josh Gallardo’s knives? If not, google him. His knives are really nice, and y’all have a...
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    Heikki reacted to luciusx5's post in the thread Lucius KITH 2019 WIP with Like Like.
    Got the scales roughed out and the blade heat treated and tempered. Here’s a few pics before heat treating. Hopefully I’ll start the...
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    Heikki reacted to opaul's post in the thread 1084 Hunting Knife with Like Like.
    Finished up the little hunter today.
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    Heikki reacted to tkroenlein's post in the thread A few thoughts on filework with Like Like.
    I agree! It confirms for a guy like me that I need to keep doing what I'm doing, which is work on perfecting clean, simple knives, with...
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    Heikki reacted to J. Doyle's post in the thread A few thoughts on filework with Like Like.
    I found some pics I like to help illustrate my original point. Keep in mind, I am not referring to colors or materials preferences...
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    Heikki reacted to Kevin Zito's post in the thread A few thoughts on filework with Like Like.
    I think we need more discussions just like this. It keeps us thinking and moving forward. I think we all eventually become (still a win...
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    Heikki reacted to J. Doyle's post in the thread A few thoughts on filework with Like Like.
    I can't see any effect a poorly made knife by one maker would have on another makers reputation, if I am understanding your question...
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    Heikki reacted to opaul's post in the thread Dirk Two with Like Like.
    Thanks. I’m hoping to inscribe a Celtic symbol on the butt of the brass pommel. Not sure yet what it will be.
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    Heikki reacted to C Craft's post in the thread Dirk Two with Like Like.
    Looking good opaul. Now all it needs is a Celtic knot on the handle!! The butt/pommel might be the place. Perhaps on a piece of...
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    Heikki reacted to opaul's post in the thread Dirk Two with Like Like.
    Update on the Scottish Dirk build. This is the handle pattern I've worked out, although I think the actual will be about 1/2" shorter...
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    Heikki reacted to opaul's post in the thread 1084 Hunting Knife with Like Like.
    Decided to use Boa micarta for the scales on the hunter. Also used yellow micarta spacers for accent. Bronze pins and lanyard tube...
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