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  • Shing

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    3 pieces of bent steel, you can also use aluminium or brass to minimise scratching the blade

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    Stick the blade in a vice with the 3 pieces of metal. Clean the top of the blade with sandpaper to get rid of the oxide layer

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    Gently heat the top of…
  • Glass-Wood-Steel

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  • Shing

    Replied to the thread Pre/Post HT grinding.
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    I tried post HT but it wasn't any better than pre HT so I do all my grinding pre HT and straighten the blades as needed.
  • Csrknives

    Replied to the thread Pre/Post HT grinding.
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    Initially I was doing as you are but I've been switching to post heat treat for some time now. I will break the corners after heat threat with a worn belt and even setting the open and closed positions on my friction folders after heat treat now.
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  • Pattas29

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    Hello mate. I am not ignoring your messages. I cant reply on email as my yahoo doesnt work for some reason. I fancy another small sebenza to try again. Your new on looks awesome.
    Hope all is well bud.
  • Chui

    Replied to the thread Found Heavy duty cotton cargo shorts.
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    .............gentlemen..!

    Thank you all very much indeed, I shall report back - think I may buy two of the suggested :thumbsup:
  • Griffo32

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    Small Sebenza 21 with Micarta Inlays - Left handed, As New
    I have decided to put my small Sebenza 21 back up for sale. I originally bought from Framar knives along with the leather slip for well over £400 late last year

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