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    First knife to make

    Thinking of making a knife.

    What is the easiest place to start?

    What steel, knife type, and handle type?

    Does anyone have any resources that they recommend for reading before I start?

    Cheers


    Nick

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    Senior Member kungpao's Avatar
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    Read the stickies on the Bladesmith's Forum.

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    I would start with a leaf spring or coil spring. it's most likely 5160 which is a easy steel to heat treat.

    Here's a list of what types of steel you can find for free. https://www.google.com/search?q=junk...2F%3B800%3B771

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