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    Howdy. I'm Mike, newly retired and have been making knives for about 3 months now. I'm having a lot of fun learning about this craft, and look forward to doing it for a long time. I use a Jet 42x2 belt sander right now, will have to save my pennies for a real machine. I also have a small kiln to heat treat with; I've used O1, 1084, 1095 and 52100 steels to make a few skinning/camp/hunting knives, and have made 2 chef's knives and two paring knives now; will post pics soon. I've been a woodworker for 13 years or so, and have quite a lot of equipment for that hobby. York county VA. Nice to meet you.

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    Welcome aboard Mike. Please familiarize yourself with these guidelines before posting anything that may be discordant with the rules: http://www.kitchenknifeforums.com/sh...p-Terms-of-Use
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    Welcome to the forum!!

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    welcome!
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    Welcome aboard Mike.
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    Welcome!
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    Welcome aboard, Mike! Looking fwd to seeing some of your work!

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    Welcome! can't wait to see your work!

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    Welcome Mike, best of luck to you

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