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    utube

    Just to clear up any confusion, here's my email to Vern. ;) " Hi Vern- Okay, I think I know what you saw now... I was probably talking about belt grease. I don't really ever use it on my belt grinders, but I do use it on my variable speed 9" disc sander. I grind a blade on the belt...
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    Multi-Bar Twist Billet For Sale

    Nice!!! :cool: For anyone that doesn't know--- that's a smoke'n deal on a 3 bar composite. There's a lot of work represented in that billet, especially being so clean and showing such control. :1:
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    Damascus fighter w/damascus guard, Ringed Gidgee handle

    Thank you fellas! :) This knife is sold now. :)
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    Damascus fighter w/damascus guard, Ringed Gidgee handle

    Thanks for the kind words guys!!! :)
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    Damascus fighter w/damascus guard, Ringed Gidgee handle

    Thank you guys, I really appreciate it! :)
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    Damascus fighter w/damascus guard, Ringed Gidgee handle

    Hi folks :) Well, it's been a while since I've posted here... but I'm going to make time to visit more often. I went ahead and renewed my membership too. :) I have a new knife finished up, and it's ready to go to a new home. :) Blade- Length- 8-5/8" Width- 1-1/2" (at widest point)...
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    Cool Hammer recommendation?

    SWEET!!!! :D Color me green! Are they set with JB Weld? Totally awesome shop addition Allen!
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    Free Burl Every Saturday

    So I think I get to enter like 83 times because of all the pieces I've ordered right??? ;) LOL :D
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    Free Burl Every Saturday

    Hey count me in please! :) Thanks Mark!!! :D
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    The best sandpaper

    I realize this is "necroposting" or whatever, but after having spent several months working with both Norton Black Ice and the Rhyno Red stuff that Deker mentioned, I have to give my favor to the Red stuff. In my nerdy brain, I want to believe the fancy Norton stuff has to be better, but from...
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    Damascus fighter for San Antonio

    Thanks for the kind words folks! It sure feels good to finally get one out of the shop since going back to school.
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    Damascus fighter for San Antonio

    Hey guys--- :) First time I've had a knife to post here! :what!: Finished this last week for the American Bladesmith Society Knife Exposition in San Antonio, TX. :) Random patter 1084/15N20 416 ss guard and Corby bolt Ironwood handle Blade length - 9" OAL - 14-1/4" Blade width -...
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    Milling machine has landed :)

    NO :running dog: That is possible, but would be a whole lot of head-ache Erin. Indexing pins and bedded handles are a whole lot easier than that route :)
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    Milling machine has landed :)

    Josh, Great find, I know that excitement you have right now :) An edge finder is one of the basics that is a good thing to have and learn how to use, but I've NEVER used one to slot a guard. I eyeball center on the part, mill the slot... and do all the shaping of the guard AFTER it's...
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