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    Hand shaping jig

    Thanks everyone. I appreciate the time taken.
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    Scandi Grind Jig

    I am looking to make a jig to start making some scandi grinds. I have seen numerous jigs posted on google image and did a search here but came up with nothing specifically for scandi grinds. Im hoping someone might be able to point me in the right direction for making a simple jig that will work...
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    1x30 belt suppliers

    thanks all. I appreciate the support
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    1x30 belt suppliers

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    1x30 belt suppliers

    I thought ao belts are for wood only?? Can I really use for steel
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    1x30 belt suppliers

    I am looking for a new supplier for my 1x30 belts. Specifically I am looking for metal cutting belts. Can you suggest a supplier and what type to get? I normally use ceramic ones but open to suggestions. Thanks
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    tomahawks metal questions

    So I got delayed on this project a little. Going to start it back up this coming weekend. Still learning the language of heat treating. When it is said normalizing, that is taking it to nonmagnetic and letting it air cool or am I quenching in oil numerous times? Softer metal would me higher heat...
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    Questions on Sheaths

    great Thanks !! These are for me so I dont care so much on looks, just making sure they are secured ok. I dont want the knife to fall out and into my foot... thanks all for all the help I have some reading and looking to do.
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    Large band saw blade

    understood. I am not the best at doing the carbon test with a grinder, but I can try. Worse case is I got some scrap metal.... I know I have made some great knives from old wood saws and did not stop and think about the age part. Thanks
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    Large band saw blade

    I was given a used band saw blade from a large woodmiser. Its is about 1 ¼ wide and I am not sure the thickness but ample for a blade. Has anyone used these for knives? I was thinking to cut it and shape it without putting much heat and not tempering etc.
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    Questions on Sheaths

    thanks all. I am looking this weekend.
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    Drilling old saw blades

    Thank you all
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    Questions on Sheaths

    I am making some basic sheaths for knives I use. I have some questions I would like to see if anyone can offer help on. I have read zero books and started with what I thought should be done. -Is there a how to make sheath book for knives? -I make straight handle knives and I am running into...
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    Drilling old saw blades

    Thank you. Appreciate the time.
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    Drilling old saw blades

    What do you use to drill old saw blades. I was trying to make a small skinning knife. I cannot seem to drill holes it in. I don't want to anneal it since its already tempered. Thanks
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    Friction folder question

    I am looking for a friction folder design that I saw in a book. It is not the standard friction design that comes up on this site when a search is done. The handle has metal band around the end and the blade is pinned through the metal band. It’s hard to describe but I hope you understand. Can...
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    Safety Gear

    Great ! Amazon this weekend!
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    Safety Gear

    Thanks ! I was looking at that exact face shield as a upgrade. I was not sure how it would fit my head but from the description you wrote it should work fine for me.
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    Questions on cutting metal by hand

    Ed: Your correct. Not sure why I just did not write that. The brain is slow. Thanks again. I am working on it this weekend.
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    Questions on cutting metal by hand

    I am looking into a high tension hacksaw. To be honest never knew this was available. I always used a regular hacksaw.... I am behind the times I guess. Thank you all it has been very helpful. Just to clarify I use the hacksaw to cut the square stock with the lines then stick the stock in the...
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