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This group if dedicated for the knife users/collectors that prefer Carbon Steel to the newer "Super Steels" and Stainless Steels that are used more and more these days-CV, 1095, or any other.

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can anyone help id this?

Started by lee Dec 21, 2017. 0 Replies

i picked this up in an aution and cant figure oit what brand etc..…Continue

Show your carbon steel knives.

Started by Ray Ludlam. Last reply by Jan Carter Apr 27, 2017. 16 Replies

I was asked to show my Carbon knives, if I had any.…Continue

Tags: steel, carbon

10-series Carbon Steel (1095, 1075...)

Started by Brad T.. Last reply by Brad T. Nov 6, 2015. 6 Replies

"The Knife Steel FAQ by Joe TalmadgeThe 10-series -- 1095 (and 1084, 1070, 1060, 1050, etc.) Many of the 10-series steels for cutlery, though 1095 is the most popular for knives. When you go in order…Continue

Tags: Carbon, Steel, 1050, 1060, 1084


Started by Craig Henry. Last reply by Jan Carter Apr 23, 2015. 26 Replies

Has anyone used D2....specifically, Queen's D2?How do you like it?Is it as hard to sharpen as some say?Continue

Tags: Heat, Treat, Peter's, Sharpen, Steel

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Comment by Nick Hansen on March 24, 2011 at 1:07

That sounds great. Why don't you send me the picture and I'll get it right up. Scott contacted me and he would like to see me get an ID picture up as soon as possible.


I can see why a group with no picture would not be very presentable.


If you need any of my info, contact me again. 

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Comment by Robert Burris on March 23, 2011 at 8:05
Nick, I have a large custom  15" knife with full patina. It has desert iron wood handles. I can send you a picture if you would like me to....Rob
Comment by Nick Hansen on March 22, 2011 at 21:12

Could be, but I plan on taking a picture of a Stockman that I have that has the most patina on it. It's only been a carry for about 4 months, but used a lot when I eat, so maybe it'll do the group justice.


Either that, or take a picture of the "CV" stamp on one of my case knives. I only have one knife that's made with 1095, but its more tactical than I want to showcase. 


If you have any ideas for a group picture, please let me know. I'm pretty limited, but nevertheless, I have become quite the fan of carbon steels as of late.


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