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  • Stew

    Replied to the thread How to sharpen a scorp?.
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    Bevel side will depend on what surface finish you're after. If you want to produce a concave then the bevel will go on the outside to give a pivot point. If it's producing a flat channel then on the inside.

    Look at how adzes work, or chisels. A…
  • Stew

    Replied to the thread Image hosts recommendations.
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    (Quote from mikehill)

    Yep, I agree with this one!
  • Stew

    Replied to the thread 3mm plywood.
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    (Quote from Ian Atkinson)

    bit of sandpaper stuck to a thinner bit of wood rubbed in the groove.
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    Replied to the thread 3mm plywood.
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    I would just widen the slots fractionally.
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    Replied to the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
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    Like the crank on that one!
  • Stew

    Replied to the thread MarketPlace musings.
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    The thing is, you have your pricing guide but it doesn't necessarily match what other use as a pricing guide.
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    I think I shall wait even longer before tackling my couple and see what option I like the look of best! 😂
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    Replied to the thread knife mods... do you?.
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    (Quote from Hattori Hanzo)

    That's the one. A very delicate balance.
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    Get one of the stainless slip-its and glue some thin purple g10 to it?
  • Stew

    Replied to the thread What do you use for templates.
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    (Quote from Jimmypie)

    Guessing you missed that it's for sheaths - dykem on leather could be interesting! 😜
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    Replied to the thread Dust extraction help.
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    (Quote from Da Main Mouse)

    Grinding titanium scares the bejesus out of me! I was told some years back that when a Ti fire starts its very very hard to extinguish. I could well believe it.

    I'm now sure to take extra care of other stuff around when…
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    Replied to the thread Leather wrapped Kydex.
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    (Quote from Ian Atkinson)

    Interesting!

    Is that the bolt located under one of the straps?
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    Replied to the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
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    (Quote from packrat)

    Crack on! 😎
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    Replied to the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
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    (Quote from Pezza)

    Looks great!
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    Liked Pezza’s post in the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
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    Got a bit more done this weekend :)




    Warped a bit during hardening, but thanks to the wrought iron layer a few taps with a mallet straightened it out again!
    Going to put it through the temper cycles now then final sanding and polishing.
    Not decided on…
  • Stew

    Replied to the thread Leather wrapped Kydex.
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    (Quote from Hattori Hanzo)

    That's what I always assumed Martin had done - do you know which he does/did?

    I seem to recall the leather he uses isn't veg tan though. Possibly half tan?
  • Stew

    Replied to the thread Leather wrapped Kydex.
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    (Quote from Jimmypie)

    So the stitches in the leather are going through the kydex layers as well?
  • Stew

    Replied to the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
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    As I'm on my laptop for the moment I thought I would update the list.

    Look right?


    1. Stew
    2. Jimmy
    3. Steve J
    4. SharpestEdge
    5. KirilVM
    6. Camperman
    7. William Cassidy
    8. Pezza
    9. Mafro
    10. Da Main Mouse
    11. pieinthesky
    12. Dazcon
    13. John N
    14.…
  • Stew

    Replied to the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
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    (Quote from EM17)

    A KITH is a great opportunity to try something new so yeah, go for it! 😎
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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.