Traditional Swedge Types

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  • Brilliant post Mr mason sir!!


    Iv always loved the eclectic look the different swedges give to a multi blade :love:


    Must admit though ,the first time I noticed the difference ,I thought it was a wonderful screw up on just that knife (read green)


    :thumbup:

  • - great idea to show this, Paul :thumbup:



    A couple examples here of a Dowell and Oeser swedge.


    Personal preference of course, but I think I favour the fine belt finish to the hand-rubbed........there's a touch more definition, as perhaps, the hand-rubbing slightly rounds the grind edges..?





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