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    SS369 reacted to Sean Jones's post in the thread I received my KITH from Retroguy with Like Like.
    This blade is a beauty! Nothing out of place...all well balanced. Love the Damascus and Ironwood. Thanks Mark! The sheath is very well...
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    SS369 replied to the thread Disc flattening technique.
    I agree, PSA disc paper is a real chore to change out. Plus the glue lets go in a cold shop when sitting for a bit. I keep small spring...
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    SS369 replied to the thread Disc flattening technique.
    Sounds like I should go with rubber. My disc is anodized aluminum, flat and runs true and well balanced (from a knife making supply...
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    SS369 replied to the thread Disc flattening technique.
    I'll probably pick up one of the rubber backers, but I can't understand how it will help. Seems like the soft backing will possibly let...
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    SS369 reacted to Gliden07's post in the thread Disc flattening technique with Like Like.
    Check out Nick Wheeler on YouTube. I haven't finished mine yet but am working on a 9" grinder with a 1deg bevel for flattening blades...
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    SS369 replied to the thread Disc flattening technique.
    Good to know Randy, thanks.
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    SS369 replied to the thread Disc flattening technique.
    Hi John, thanks for the response. My disc is flat, no bevel. A trapezoid would be better than the front and rear of the scale material...
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    Hello all. I have a 9 inch disc sander, variable speed and I am looking for some reasons and answers to flattening scale material, etc...
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    SS369 reacted to Aroldo's post in the thread K100 Hunter with Like Like.
    Here's a hunter I finished last week. Böhler K100 steel 1/4 thickness, 5" blade. Cocobolo wood with ss corby bolts and lanyard hole. I...
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    SS369 reacted to EdCaffreyMS's post in the thread Diamond Lapping with Like Like.
    I've used diamond lapping stones, but not a lot..... I have used the ceramic versions extensively for finishing...... Biggest issue for...
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    SS369 reacted to Kevin R. Cashen's post in the thread soak ? with Like Like.
    I actually thought that I should say something earlier in this thread in hopes of heading off any misunderstandings. I have never really...
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    SS369 reacted to Kevin R. Cashen's post in the thread soak ? with Like Like.
    To the original question: Steel is an alloy, or even more simply, a mixture of iron and carbon. At room temperature the carbon will...
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    SS369 reacted to Kevin R. Cashen's post in the thread soak ? with Like Like.
    And finally, before I go to bed as my insomnia has passed: It is very important to note that this familiar chart is often referred to...
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    SS369 reacted to J. Doyle's post in the thread Damascus & carbon fiber folder with Like Like.
    Here's a new folder I finished last week. I wanted to make a folding version of my guardless hunters. I deliberately kept this clean and...
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    SS369 reacted to EdCaffreyMS's post in the thread soak ? with Like Like.
    I'm gona give a warning...and climb up on my soapbox..... I don't know who, or how things got so sideways when it comes to "soaking"...
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