Steve J

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    Well iv made a bit of progress in that my grinder now looks like this.




    Just waiting for pins and shafts from my machinist mate. Need a cheap coolant pump and some switchgear.

    Then i can actually start mine!

    Proper excited by what im seeing so…
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    Liked Stew’s post in the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
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    Like the crank on that one!
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    Replied to the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
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    Tempered


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    Replied to the thread Hi from EdgePal/Thomas.
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    Welcome to EM, looking forward to your contributions.

    Steve
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    Replied to the thread Hi.
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    Welcome to EM James

    Steve
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    Replied to the thread My Mason Knives Collection.
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    What a treat!

    Thank you.

    Steve
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    Thought i would get some photos of my collection so far to share here.

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    Liked Navaja’s post in the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
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    Mine is coming along nicely.........

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    Well I do have the materials! An English made file & olive wood.
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    Liked dazcon’s post in the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
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    I've got three different kiridashis on the go now. All different patterns. Didn't realise these would be so enjoyable to make!
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    (Quote from Chui)

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    I don’t have a current photo. But my youngest drew this yesterday, please note I don’t have a face scare she slipped with the pencil.


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    Liked EM17’s post in the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
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    Good to see some knives coming together guys.

    3.2mm Niolox arrived from GFS the other day, progress today....











    Off for heat treat next week.

    Toying with the idea of ordering up some leather and popping my sheath cherry....
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    Liked Chui’s post in the thread Walnut.
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    - lovely walnut Steve J ...........lovely gesture too :thumbup:8)

    Look forward to seeing the fruits of the making sometime :)
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    Replied to the thread Walnut.
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    Yes Jim Turkish.

    farmerjoe I will cut it up to see what I have and send you a piece if you like.

    Steve
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    Liked farmerjoe’s post in the thread Walnut.
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    They’re going to make some stunning handles Steve!

    Been looking for some nice walnut myself!
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    Liked Jimmypie’s post in the thread Walnut.
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    Very nice , looks like some nice Turkish walnut similar to what I have :)
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    Posted the thread Walnut.
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    British shooting show today. Waaay too crowded. The NEC is not a patch on the Stoneleigh venue IMO.

    But I did pick up some lovely Walnut offcuts cheap!




    Steve
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    The build has commenced!

    It's in 4.2mm Niolox. It's been surface ground, and is now ready for HT.

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    Liked Csrknives’s post in the thread took some time.
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    Hi all

    I'm back online took some time away from proper making and forums

    Brought my first house in December finally got a decent workshop space at home so starting to get it ready to move my farm unit to my home,
    meaning knife making will be on my…