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  1. stringer liked inferno's post in the thread low tech HT friendly steels?.

    i made something at work today. 80crv2. 50mm height for scale. isn't it pretty? looks really usable right. i'm incorporating a...

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  2. stringer liked Nagakin's post in the thread My favorite color is USED .......the unvarnished patina thread!.

    Forgecraft that started as my first project and ended up the workhorse. Actually a lot darker than the photo. [ATTACH]

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  3. stringer liked XooMG's post in the thread Carrot wedge test.

    I did some random "test" cutting videos some years back but received a lot of negative feedback, so I stopped. They didn't serve much...

    Feb 12, 2020 at 12:32 PM
  4. stringer liked labor of love's post in the thread Carrot wedge test.

    Pretty bizarre to see so much ego stroking on a very simple thread about cutting carrots. Not surprised at all that more people don’t...

    Feb 12, 2020 at 12:31 PM
  5. stringer liked Desert Rat's post in the thread lets have a new razor thread..

    Thanks for that Stringer. Always been shady stuff going on and there still is. I have an older knife stamped "Green River" on the...

    Feb 12, 2020 at 12:31 PM
  6. stringer attached a file to the thread lets have a new razor thread..

    Here's the Stone Fisher Building [ATTACH]

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  7. stringer replied to the thread lets have a new razor thread..

    I haven't come across that magnetic etch before. I looked up Stone Fisher. They were a dry goods store that became a department store...

    Feb 12, 2020 at 3:10 AM
  8. stringer liked heliosphere's post in the thread Rounding rear edge of blade?.

    Well, I did it. Pretty quick work on my diamond plate. The rounding is small, but it’s definitely a lot less stabby now, and it won’t...

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  9. stringer replied to the thread Rounding rear edge of blade?.

    Making a fatter bevel angle at the heel helps. And it lets you do more heavy duty tasks without fear of chipping. Doesn't help much for...

    Feb 12, 2020 at 1:06 AM
  10. stringer liked Nagakin's post in the thread Carrot wedge test.

    It just depends what you do. I work at a volume restaurant and we prep en masse constantly, but there's always the random dead week...

    Feb 12, 2020 at 12:55 AM
  11. stringer liked MrHiggins's post in the thread Carrot wedge test.

    Cider, those videos are great! I agree that they tell a lot that paper stats can't. Don't be discouraged. I wasn't trying to comment...

    Feb 12, 2020 at 12:54 AM
  12. stringer liked daveb's post in the thread Shigefusa email list.

    The 50 post / 1 month requirement is waived for Supporting Members. Just sayin:cool:

    Feb 12, 2020 at 12:14 AM
  13. stringer replied to the thread lets have a new razor thread..

    I uploaded some more videos. The other two knives are J. Wostenholm and Son EBRO And a FrankenFriodur. I bought a 4 piece lot of...

    Feb 11, 2020 at 11:21 PM
  14. stringer liked tim37's post in the thread Horizontal wheel grinders.

    As a knife maker I take a blade (always Stainless Steel) down to .010" flat grind at the edge on the grinder. After Heat Treat to Rc 63...

    Feb 11, 2020 at 7:12 PM
  15. stringer attached a file to the thread lets have a new razor thread..

    I'm not saying that I practice what I preach. Just that it's possible to have very simple solutions that work very well. I had to do a...

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