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    Quote Originally Posted by don View Post
    HT before grind? Doesn't it make it more difficult?
    Before HT the metal is soft and gummy. Also, the thinner it is when you go to HT the more problems you can end up with warping. Plus Devin has a giant grinder to do his distal taper on which helps remove some mass before bevels get ground in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyChance View Post
    Before HT the metal is soft and gummy. Also, the thinner it is when you go to HT the more problems you can end up with warping. Plus Devin has a giant grinder to do his distal taper on which helps remove some mass before bevels get ground in.
    Thanks for the information. Interesting, interesting. I do love Devin's WIP.

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    Removing metal prior to hand grinding. Doing the distal taper on the surface grinder. Hand grinding the blade. Some of the layers showing. Final rough grind.

    Thanks everyone, love and respect.

    Hoss
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    Looks incredible, Hoss!
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    Stunning, and it's not even done yet.

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    I would like to buy this. . Very cool.

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    looking Hossome even before the etch!
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    Quote Originally Posted by skiajl6297 View Post
    I would like to buy this. . Very cool.
    back off , buddy! lol
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    very nicely done, congratulations! one of these days.
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    That is absolutely amazing!!! Thanks for doing the WIP.
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