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    I remember we used to use the torch to lightly scorch wood in high school...it would scorch the different layers at different rates and make a variegated pattern...never thought about using it on other natural materials.

    Cool idea Devin!
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  2. #102
    This is so cool. Thanks for the glimpse

  3. #103
    I wonder if it smells funky when you do that?

  4. #104
    Not as bad as sheep horn.

    Hoss

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    Gorgeous grain in the iron, like watery ripples.

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    Putting the mokume on the head of the handle bolts. Dry fitting the handle scales.

    After we finish the front of the scales, we can glue everything up.

    Thanks for following.

    Love and respect

    Hoss
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    Glue up
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    The tang looks slightly hollowed out, is this correct? If so, what's the benefit(s)?

  9. #109
    It's to hold more epoxy. If everything is too flat, it squishes out the glue.

    Hoss

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    Nice, just as I had thought. Looks like I'm picking up on some things around here! Thanks, Hoss

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