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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
Members: 139
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Corneta Wotan mod - Tactical brute to Civilized Beaut

Started by Brad T.. Last reply by Jan Carter 17 hours ago. 30 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

Question - Restore or Retain?

Started by Lars Ray. Last reply by James Cole Mar 14. 4 Replies

I am certain this question has been asked a bazillion times, but I am not finding what I am looking for - so I'll start a new thread. This question is in two parts - Part 1 for knives in general, and Part 2 regarding my razors specifically. Party 1…Continue

Leather Handle Resteration Leather Rejuvinator

Started by John w schmidt. Last reply by John w schmidt Feb 17. 13 Replies

Hi folks. I'm new to this group but not the site. Usually knee deep in Kabar,m-3,m-4 military knives. I was wondering if you folks ever tried Leather Rejuvinator,Leather Honey, or Leatherique treatments. I tried the Rejuvinator on. Dry,…Continue

Does anyone know if this is real?

Started by John w schmidt Feb 15. 0 Replies

I can buy this with a Kabar but is it real? Anyone know?

Modifying my anvil for pocket knife work

Started by Jack Haskins, Jr.. Last reply by Jan Carter Jan 23. 16 Replies

I've seen pictures of an anvil with a thin side for sliding into the handle of a pocket knife so you can peen pins on scales. This was about a year or two ago when I was thinking about learning to work on traditional pocket knives. My interest is…Continue

Premium Knife supply - Blade blanks for customization

Started by Brad T.. Last reply by Brad T. Dec 14, 2014. 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

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Comment by Michael Squier on March 12, 2015 at 20:27

Jan, the blade is 5" long by 1" wide. handle is 3 3/4" long. Thanks for looking. 

Comment by Michael Squier on March 12, 2015 at 7:35

Thanks Jan, I'll measure it when I get in my shop. 

Comment by D ale on March 11, 2015 at 22:26

You've certainly given a new life to an old knife ..and.. every time you use it .. you'll know that .. with a deep sense of satisfaction.


!!! .. Nice job, Micheal ..  !!!

Comment by Jan Carter on March 11, 2015 at 21:15

Michael, if you dont have one get me the dimensions on the knife and I will see if we have one

Comment by Michael Squier on March 11, 2015 at 21:09

thanks peoples, no I dont do sheaths, cardboardwith tape sounds like my speed. Not sure what to do yet. maybe fond an old one that fits. 

Comment by Lloyd Shoemaker on March 11, 2015 at 20:34

2014%262015%20496.jpg2014%262015%20501.jpgHi Guys,

Here are some pics of tools I'd like to sell. Call or text for details937 205 2603.

Thanks,

Lloyd

Comment by Jack Haskins, Jr. on March 11, 2015 at 20:02

The email for the guy with the stiddies is

caddyman1973@gmail.com

Comment by Jack Haskins, Jr. on March 11, 2015 at 19:54

Thanks Jan. I am great aren't I. Probably one of the greatest people in the world. And let's not forget modest. lol

Great work MIchael. Looks nice. Love to see the sheath when you are done. Leather?  Kydex? Do you have any plans? I like to fold cardboard and wrap it with electrical tape. :)

Jack

Comment by Jan Carter on March 11, 2015 at 19:39

Very good job Michael, can you make the sheath also?


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Comment by Charles Sample on March 11, 2015 at 16:27

Nice job Michael!

 
 
 

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