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  1. luciusx5

    What's going on in your shop?

    In the Tupelo area. Heat index was 118 the other day. Only 95 with a 102 index right now. We're having a cool snap. :)
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    Note to self:

    That'll make a grown man cry.
  3. luciusx5

    What's going on in your shop?

    Failure is a great learning tool in how to be successful. Figure out what went wrong and make corrections. Try again. I don't have a scrap bin I have a scrap drum. Don't let it bother you. Hang in there and you'll see your products and skills improve. If you're not failing you're not trying.
  4. luciusx5

    New tool in the shop

    Nice!! That's probable something I need in my shop too.
  5. luciusx5

    Lucius KITH 2019 WIP

    Thanks Kevin! I love Gallardo’s knives. Big fan of his work.
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    Lucius KITH 2019 WIP

    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 hand sanding tomorrow or Monday.
  7. luciusx5

    Hello from aiken south carolina

    Hi Aikenn. Welcome to Knife Dogs. I’m trying to learn slip joints too. Just completed my first very basic folder. Not much of a knife but it’s a start.
  8. luciusx5

    Harpoon clip Bowie

    Very well made. Fit and finish is exceptionally clean. Man, what’s not to like! Heading over to Instagram now to give you a follow. It will be kudzu_kutters.
  9. luciusx5

    A few thoughts on filework

    Good points. I’ve seen very nice knives ruined by poor file work and some nice file work done on poorly made knives. I haven’t attempted it yet. I’m still trying to make a knife that I can’t point out ten things that I could have done better. It would be really helpful if someone made a tutorial...
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    1084 Hunting Knife

    Looking good!! Great Hamon!
  11. luciusx5

    What's going on in your shop?

    Looks good. I'm sure your friend will greatly appreciate you being able to save it for him. Nice job!
  12. luciusx5

    Dirk with a Window

    We all have a "drawer of shame" Mine is actually quite full thank you. :)
  13. luciusx5

    Dirk Two

    Regrind looks great! That made a world of difference. I'd leave it just like that and take my chances on the tip. :) File work is looking good too.
  14. luciusx5

    GeneK's KITH Bowie

    Thanks for taking the time to share how you do a hamon. I'm planing one in the next couple of weeks and this will be very helpful.
  15. luciusx5

    Contact wheel set up

    I don’t have a sleeve on mine. Just bolts, washers and nuts. Works fine.
  16. luciusx5

    Lucius KITH 2019 WIP

    I think they will be fine. If I’m not happy when I get it together I’ll burn’em off and start again. Done that before. :)
  17. luciusx5

    Congratulations smallshop!

    Can we post links here? Asking for a friend.
  18. luciusx5

    What's going on in your shop?

    Well it looks like I might not get much done in the shop this afternoon. The older I get the less heat tolerant I am. Time to make the schedule switch and get up at 4am to beat the heat. :)
  19. luciusx5

    What's going on in your shop?

    Really nice leatherwork. I checked out his FaceBook page. Might have to send some work his way. Thanks!!!
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    A couple from the shop.

    Good looking stuff. Nice work!!
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