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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.

Location: Hillsboro, OR
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Premium Knife supply - Blade blanks for customization

Started by Brad T.. Last reply by Brad T. on Thursday. 88 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

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

Started by Jack Haskins, Jr.. Last reply by Mike Berkovitch on Wednesday. 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

Corneta Wotan mod - Tactical brute to TBD

Started by Brad T.. Last reply by Ron Cooper on Wednesday. 1 Reply

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

Locking Mechanism's .. an inside view.

Started by D ale. Last reply by D ale on Wednesday. 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

W.F.Smith MFR Lynn

Started by Daniel Howland. Last reply by John McCain Oct 15. 15 Replies

Hay Folks,It has been a while since my last post, sorry for the absence.Anyway, I have a cleaning job to do for a customer and when the piece is not familiar to me I like to do some research to discover the history. The only markings on the knife is…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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