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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.

Location: Hillsboro, OR
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Corneta Wotan mod - Tactical brute to Civilized Beaut

Started by Brad T.. Last reply by D ale on Monday. 25 Replies

10/21/2014I had recently seen a picture of Peter Hammer's last Wotan build. It was a high polish blade with a wood handle. I have requested he allow me to use it and I will post here if he does.What I did so far was remove the Kraton handle and…Continue

Premium Knife supply - Blade blanks for customization

Started by Brad T.. Last reply by Brad T. Dec 14. 102 Replies

Over the last week I acquired 4 blade blanks for customization. The materials they use for their "S" line of products are 440C, manufactured in China.The ones I selected are pictured below:…Continue

Tags: Customize, handles, Supply, Knife, blanks

Knife coating removal & Forcing Patina

Started by Brad T.. Last reply by Brad T. Oct 28. 4 Replies

I for the most part don't like Blade coatings. Yeah, I know I have another discussion out there about those coatings. But that was before I discovered/warmed up to the beauty of a properly forced patina blade.I recently came into possession of a…Continue

Tags: Patina, Forced

Help request for my new knife (Case peanut with scissors)

Started by Jack Haskins, Jr.. Last reply by Mike Berkovitch Oct 22. 4 Replies

I got this knife a few weeks ago. When I open the scissors all the way the spine hits the spring too soon not letting the spring drop down even with the handle. They don't open all the way either. See picture. This doesn't effect the use of the…Continue

Locking Mechanism's .. an inside view.

Started by D ale. Last reply by D ale Oct 21. 6 Replies

A place to share. Pictures ..(internal views).. of dis-assembled locking mechanisms.A visual aid to the understanding of their internal workings.Continue

Sander for making knife scales recommendations

Started by Jack Haskins, Jr.. Last reply by Jack Haskins, Jr. Oct 16. 8 Replies

I'd like to get a power sander mainly for thinning a scale blank and keeping it flat. To do this now I use sandpaper on a flat glass surface. This can take a lot of time depending on the thickness and type material I'm working with. The first…Continue

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Comment by Jan Carter on September 9, 2014 at 6:44
Comment by Jan Carter on September 7, 2014 at 11:45

anyone have projects in the works?

Comment by D ale on July 5, 2014 at 7:49

Nice scale material .. amazing first project .. major kudos to Donnie !!!!

Comment by Jack Haskins, Jr. on July 5, 2014 at 7:47

Really beautiful.  Great work.

Comment by Ron Cooper on July 4, 2014 at 22:30

Kudos, Donnie! Nice job on the pins ~ Overall it looks great!

Comment by J.J. Smith III on July 4, 2014 at 21:18
Well done, Donnie.
Comment by Bob Robinson on July 4, 2014 at 20:30

He should be proud also. It's hard to believe that was first. Fantastic!

Comment by Jan Carter on July 4, 2014 at 20:21

Thanks Bob I am pretty proud of him.  This is the first one he has taken apart and put back together.  

Comment by Bob Robinson on July 4, 2014 at 20:11

Jan, A beauty of a knife! Great choice of handle materials!!!

Comment by Jan Carter on July 4, 2014 at 18:33

The rebuild on the Barndoor is complete.  Blond Buffalo seemed the right choice

 
 
 

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