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  • opaul
    opaul reacted to ashwinearl's post in the thread First slip joint with Like Like.
    I don't know if this will help your or it is the blind leading the blind, but I did a real time build along on redditt where I took...
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    Edwardshandmadeknives reacted to opaul's post in the thread First slip joint with Like Like.
    I’m using a dremel abrasive cut off wheel and touching up with files.
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    I’m making cookies! Cookies from birch bark, for a knife I’ll make when it gets a little nicer outside. These pucks are about 2” in...
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    Coop reacted to Edwardshandmadeknives's post in the thread First slip joint with Like Like.
    If that’s your first I’d say ya did pretty good. Maybe I’m old fashioned, but slip joints are still my favorite. That navy blue and...
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    Coop reacted to Dennis Morland's post in the thread First slip joint with Like Like.
    It is a success if it opens and closes. For a first attempt that is dang good. I think you did very well. As always, you learn a bit...
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    Coop reacted to opaul's post in the thread First slip joint with Like Like.
    Ok. Went to the shop first thing to unclamp the glue up and rough sanded the handle. These are my observations. 1. Closed - looks...
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    Coop reacted to opaul's post in the thread First slip joint with Like Like.
    For slip joints it’s not a lot of hardware. Blade, spring and anywhere from 3 to 6 or more pins for simple slip joints. My next slip...
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    ashwinearl replied to the thread First slip joint.
    I don't know if this will help your or it is the blind leading the blind, but I did a real time build along on redditt where I took...
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    Coop reacted to opaul's post in the thread First slip joint with Like Like.
    Ok. I replaced the brass liners with thicker stock. Got it assembled but forgot to take in progress photos. I’ll post the unclamping...
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    Coop reacted to Chris Railey's post in the thread First slip joint with Like Like.
    Mostly the locks did not hold up. In the beginning, the thing would lock up solid, then after a few months, less and less. I am sure...
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    Coop reacted to opaul's post in the thread First slip joint with Like Like.
    I appreciate the vote of confidence. I’ll post some more picks tomorrow. The initial pinning and action seems to be satisfactory. I...
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    Coop reacted to KenH's post in the thread First slip joint with Like Like.
    I like the design of your slipjoint. Keep updating this thread as you progress. With your skill level and attention to detail I don't...
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    Coop reacted to Chris Railey's post in the thread First slip joint with Like Like.
    My hat is off to you sir. I have tried about three or four slippys but I have never gotten one to hold up over time. I hope you do...
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    Coop reacted to Dennis Morland's post in the thread First slip joint with Like Like.
    I wish you the very best of luck. Hope it all turns out. For whatever reason, building this knife scares the crap out of me. I will...
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    Coop reacted to opaul's post in the thread First slip joint with Like Like.
    Pretty psyched about this one. Should learn quite a bit. My design on this one.
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