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    Default My Knife Making Thread

    I have posted on a few threads, I decided to start my own.
    i posted my last three projects, the others are not that great
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    Tomahawk forged
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    Sheath for tha tomahawk
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    The gas forge with the burner i build recently.
    testing phase. i added a air quick release coupling and red devil regulator with 9kg bottle. also closed up the hole going into the forge
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    Default Re: My Knife Making Thread

    Following....
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    Default Re: My Knife Making Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by hogbeast View Post
    The gas forge with the burner i build recently.
    testing phase. i added a air quick release coupling and red devil regulator with 9kg bottle. also closed up the hole going into the forge
    That is looking good. How much gas do you use roughly?
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    FJ45 with fibreglass body and 3CT motor - being built

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    Default Re: My Knife Making Thread

    How hot can a forge like that get.?What are you using to grind your knives?

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    Quote Originally Posted by furpile View Post
    That is looking good. How much gas do you use roughly?
    For heat treat only i used a 7kg bottle. Probably 5 to 10 blades
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    Default Re: My Knife Making Thread

    Prosopis, maar die ligter kleur, die donkerder kleur gaan nie mooi grein wys op so n klein oppervlak nie.
    Neil

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    Quote Originally Posted by neoT View Post
    Prosopis, maar die ligter kleur, die donkerder kleur gaan nie mooi grein wys op so n klein oppervlak nie.
    I was really surprised by the beauty of the wood.
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    All components fitted
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    Shaped almost done. First going to epoxy before final shaping
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    You watch forged in fire...

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    yes I do. those guys have skills
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    Sooner or later this will happen 😣
    Redo. I modified the tang to try and create more space nd allow a tighter fit
    Nice to learn but... eish
    All glued up. I used epoxy and resin... um how long will it take to harden😐
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    Default Re: My Knife Making Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by hogbeast View Post
    Sooner or later this will happen 😣
    Redo. I modified the tang to try and create more space nd allow a tighter fit
    Nice to learn but... eish
    All glued up. I used epoxy and resin... um how long will it take to harden😐
    Raising the ambient temperature may help.

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    Default Re: My Knife Making Thread

    Some Youtube channels that are great for this sort of thing is Alec Steele, and Hofman Blacksmithing

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    Quote Originally Posted by hogbeast View Post
    Sooner or later this will happen 😣
    Redo. I modified the tang to try and create more space nd allow a tighter fit
    Nice to learn but... eish
    All glued up. I used epoxy and resin... um how long will it take to harden😐
    Take 3 will start soon. Repeat and repeat that is how you learn right😢
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    Default Re: My Knife Making Thread

    Meanwhile...
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    Default Re: My Knife Making Thread

    Have you tried burning anthracite in your furnace?

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