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  1. Love the new pattern. Those will make some...

    Love the new pattern. Those will make some great looking knives.
  2. Thread: Photo Enhancement

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    There are a lot of different ways to...

    There are a lot of different ways to change/impact color with digital photography - either in the original picture, or post production in editing software.... so no way to know for sure what this...
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    Randy, thanks for sharing this in a passaround....

    Randy,
    thanks for sharing this in a passaround. I really enjoyed using it. Life's been a bit crazy, but finally got a review written up to add to the mix. My take:

    if the best test of a...
  4. Thread: Spindle sanders?

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    I've played with spindle drum sanders a few...

    I've played with spindle drum sanders a few times, and have sleeves and attachments to run a spindle on my drill press. For both rounding off edges, edge profiling in general, or some light curved...
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    +1 on those comments. ....It does make high...

    +1 on those comments.

    ....It does make high gloss possible/easier but it's tricky to apply well. Fumes can be pretty irritating for many, and when sanding the dust has been known to have the...
  6. For non knife projects, I've made oval tenons...

    For non knife projects, I've made oval tenons before using a 1x30 belt sander.... but freehand like that is hardly the most efficient or accurate method.

    Just a thought, but if available, have...
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    Hey Randy. Unless there were some shifts in the...

    Hey Randy. Unless there were some shifts in the order, I think I'm the last one and I'm up next after Steel. So nearing the end of the road and then back home to you.
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    I'm very slow to get this comment posted -but...

    I'm very slow to get this comment posted -but after having had some time to get to use my board from the contest - wanted to make a point of saying the MTM boards are amazingly high quality. That...
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    looks great! nice work

    looks great! nice work
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    Direction of the grain will have impact on how...

    Direction of the grain will have impact on how the pieces move... but I think the thickness of the veneer is the bigger factor, for sure. Take a thin piece of scrap veneer and wet it with...
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    I've experimented with this before but on the...

    I've experimented with this before but on the test pieces I tried, I couldn't get a good result. One of the problems was exactly as you guessed - shaping. Even with a really tight glue joint, it...
  12. Thread: Musk Ox Horn

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    Gorgeous stuff Randy. I've been wanting to try...

    Gorgeous stuff Randy. I've been wanting to try and make something with musk ox horn for a while. Just bought one of your blocks, even without a project in mind. Thanks for making this available.
    ...
  13. There are a bunch of variations in how people...

    There are a bunch of variations in how people like to do "burn in" wa mounts. I don't want to speak to Maxim's video or method (haven't seen it in a long time and not sure of all the steps he takes)...
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    On the Ramen front .. would agree on both. ...

    On the Ramen front .. would agree on both. Also, add bassanova just below Canal street in Chinatown. It's nowhere near as upscale a location as the other two... almost a dive... but they're...
  15. Thread: gluing cocobolo?

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    +1 to Stefan's instructions. I do almost exactly...

    +1 to Stefan's instructions. I do almost exactly the same thing on any oily or exotic wood. Also, if using metal spacers I will always mount them over a center dowel to prevent future separations. ...
  16. Mikey, sure your post will be helpful for a lot...

    Mikey, sure your post will be helpful for a lot of people. Big +1 from me on all of it. I absolutely agree.

    My method for most of my woodworking projects is very similar. Only a few subtle...
  17. As someone who likes to build things, the only...

    As someone who likes to build things, the only responsibility I could ever put on a supplier is that they sell a quality product. After that, for me personally, I feel like I own the responsibility...
  18. Woods to Work with... The blackisted? and the best?

    Ever walk into a grocery store and come out with some obscure ingredient just to see what you can do with it? or because you wondered what it's like to work with in the kitchen?
    I do that all the...
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    Glad to help. A blow torch should work fine. ...

    Glad to help.

    A blow torch should work fine. Couple things to be aware of. 1. If you're doing this to an already assembled handle with a horn or plastic ferrule wrap the ferrule with tape,...
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    It is exactly as the name implies ... burnt,...

    It is exactly as the name implies ... burnt, just on the surface.

    Toasting or burning the outer layer of the wood changes the color but more importantly, it alters the texture and improves...
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    Thanks Andrei. This was a great contest and...

    Thanks Andrei. This was a great contest and interesting to see people's preferences.
    Congrats to the other winners.
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    Mark - I had a similar view about keeping things...

    Mark - I had a similar view about keeping things natural for a while but I've found an appreciation for the colorings. For me, they're still too much for the bulk of a handle...but as a ferrule ,...
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    Surprised nobody has mentioned Kato (yoshiaki...

    Surprised nobody has mentioned Kato (yoshiaki fujiwara)

    Maxim (japanese natural stones) has a 165 in his store that is around $180. Amazing cutters, rustic.....

    I have a 180mm and love it.
  24. Thread: first knife

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    Transtint dyes are another option that work great...

    Transtint dyes are another option that work great for epoxy. You can find them at lots of woodworking shops or online. They will dye most wood finishes if you want to create a toner, and they get...
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    I believe the trick to telling the difference...

    I believe the trick to telling the difference between the Argentinian version (more common) and the true version (rare) is to look at the end grain. Argentinian has pores in clusters and on true...
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