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Knife Repair, Modification, Restoration & Improvement

This group is for knife enthusiasts who are interested in repairing, modifiying, restoring or improving knives, including fixed blades, folders and automatics of all types.

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Factory markings on backsprings

Started by Bryan OShaughnessy. Last reply by D ale yesterday. 2 Replies

  I'm restoring (read: cleaning/polishing/sharpening/lubricating) a Utica utility/camping/Boy-Scout knife.  I usually rotate each blade until the backspring has elevated to its highest position so that I can wire-brush any rust or dirt.  The end of…Continue

DIY file work information

Started by Jan Carter. Last reply by Michael Squier Sep 18. 1 Reply

This is actually on another site but it is so easy to read and I can imagine to use, I had to share with you allstep by step vine file working…Continue

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Scale replacement of a factory pinned knife.

Started by D ale. Last reply by Michael Squier Jul 12. 25 Replies

My Sweetheart asked me for a knife .. made my day !!!Specifically .. she wanted a Doctor's Knife .. for the inherent pillbuster feature.I showed her the ones I have .. a Kinsfolk (by Queen for Case) .. a couple Queen std # 96 .. a Case Baby Doc…Continue

Saw Cut Scales

Started by D ale. Last reply by D ale May 9. 3 Replies

There was recently a discussion started on how to obtain rough saw cut marks on scale material.This is how I did it.There are…Continue

New Life for an old Knife Re-working an Imperial USA Barlow

Started by Derek Wells. Last reply by Derek Wells May 2. 6 Replies

The Inspiration for this knife came from the Trestle Pine Knives "Portage" as you can see an interesting (?) little design, I believe made by Queen ... But maybe "made to a price" as the photo's I have seen mostly show signs of lack of attention to…Continue

cold steel paragon

Started by greg weber. Last reply by greg weber Apr 7. 34 Replies

well i took it apart to do the mod, and never completed the mod and can't get it back together, which shows my skill level is look don't touch.anybody good at doing the paragon mod and re-assembly let me knowthanksContinue

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Comment by Derek Wells on September 12, 2016 at 23:33

Thanks Jan  & Sorry Michael ... not sure what happened there 

Comment by Jan Carter on September 12, 2016 at 18:33

Michael, 

Here is the link Derek was attempting to get you to.  I dont know what happened

http://iknifecollector.com/group/clws/forum/topics/knife-pouches-sl...

Comment by Michael Squier on September 12, 2016 at 17:46

Thanks Jan, i decided to add so e flair to the knife as im not making an exact replica of the guard. I saw a picture of an antique bowie with a simular design. 

Comment by Michael Squier on September 12, 2016 at 17:41

Wow, I tyed the link and it wants me to subscribe to an Australian newsletter. funny. 

Comment by Jan Carter on September 12, 2016 at 15:56

Thank you Derek!!


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Comment by Derek Wells on September 12, 2016 at 15:46
Comment by Jan Carter on September 12, 2016 at 10:39

Hmmm, Michael let me look around I think someone just posted some info on sheaths.   Try the Leather Group

You made some nice progress on that guard, the detail is looking fantastic!

Comment by Michael Squier on September 12, 2016 at 9:35

Anyone have any tips on re-stiching a leather sheath? 

Comment by Michael Squier on September 11, 2016 at 16:23

Thanks  D ale, I got a little more done today. 


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Comment by D ale on September 11, 2016 at 6:01

!!! .. Nice , Mike .. !!!

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I can't speak for anyone else

but

there is simply something

"self satisfying"

when I manage to do it myself

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Great job , Mike .. Great job !!!

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Enjoy

D ale

 
 
 

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